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Should You Italicize Book Titles?

Do you ever stop mid-sentence to ask yourself, “Should I italicize or quote book titles?” It’s a fair question, and it deserves a thoughtful answer. Since you want to be a good writer, you need to know these things, and wondering, “Are books italicized?” means you are paying attention to the important details of your […]


43 Daily Journal Prompts That Will Make You A Better Writer

No one decides to have writer’s block. No one wakes up in the morning and thinks, “I feel like having writer’s block today.” On the contrary, getting stuck in a writing rut is something that everyone tries to avoid. What’s the best way? Writing! Journaling, specifically. Okay, I know what you’re thinking. “How can the […]


Learn The Proven Template For A Book Launch Press Release

After months (possibly years) of writing, your book is finished. You’ve spared no expense. You used the best writing software to write it. You found and hired the perfect editor to polish your prose. You teased your email list and social media followers with the title and asked for their help in picking an enticing […]


What Will It Cost You To Publish A Book?

You’ll find many of the same questions posted in writing forums and Facebook groups. “How much does it cost to publish a book?” is second only to the question of how to publish a book. There are many things to consider when it comes to publishing a book. Digital or print? Self-edit or hire out? […]


How To Use The Rule Of 30,000 To Make A Profit On Amazon

Perhaps you’re one of the thousands of people bitten by the writing bug who would love to make a living from writing books all day. Can it be done? Absolutely! The world of publishing has changed dramatically in the last ten years. Self-publishing your book doesn’t have the negative reputation it once did. In fact, thousands […]


How to Outline a Nonfiction Book

Do you dread taking time to write an outline for a book?Would you rather just put pen to paper and start to write and see where it takes you? Does it feel like a waste of time to begin with the “extra” work of writing an outline? It’s possible to write a nonfiction book by […]


8 Steps To Writing A Sales-Driving Author Bio

With almost two million ebooks on Amazon, authors can get lost in the sea of books available to readers. Because you are competing for readers’ attention, it’s important to have a compelling and interesting author bio. Unless you’re a household name, how are prospective readers going to learn about you on the worlds largest platform? […]