33 Poetry Publishers Who Can Publish Your Poetry Book

If you’re new to working with poetry publishers, and you’d like to publish a book of your own, you need to know your options.

Different poetry publishers are looking for different styles and flavors of poetry.

If you write rhyming couplets, you probably won’t get the best results from a press that has only published free verse.

And if you don’t like the poetry a press has published, chances are, they’re not the press for you.

So, where do you find the best poetry publishers for your book?

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How To Write A Book In Google Docs

How to Write a Book in Google Docs

If you’ve used Google Docs for school or writing blog posts, you know it’s versatile, intuitive, and free to use.

So, while it may not be the first word-processing tool you think of for writing books, there are plenty of reasons why it should be one of your top three. 

After looking through this post, it might even become your number one option. 

This guide will get you from blank page (or blog post) to finished book, with simple step-by-step instructions and screenshots that show you exactly what to do. 

Is Google Docs a Good Place to Write a Book? 

The short answer: Yes. It can be — if you know how to use it. 

If you’re asking, “Why use Google Docs when there’s Microsoft Word, Scrivener, etc.?” consider the following perks of using Google’s cloud-based word processing program:

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The Best Free Book Title Generators For Choosing Your Bestselling Title

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You have a book — or a great idea for a book — and you want a title that will immediately grab the attention of your ideal readers and make them want to click on it.

But you’ve been racking your brain for hours to think of good titles and you’ve come up with maybe a few. And they’re all missing something.

Where can you go for help on how to name a book?

Fortunately, there is such a thing as a book title generator, and we’ve created a list of some of the best to be found on the internet.

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13 Key Questions To Ask Beta Readers

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Your book is ready for beta readers. And, whether it’s your first book or not, this is a big deal!

You’re wondering, though, where to find these beta readers, how many you need, and what questions you should ask them to get the most benefit from their time and attention.

We’ve been there, and you have our warmest congratulations and shared excitement!

With that, welcome to our list of helpful questions for beta readers. 

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13 Solid Reasons You Should Hire A Writing Coach

13 Reasons You Should Hire A Writing Coach FI

You have a great book idea, and you know that, with a little help, you could create something that would entertain your readers or help them with something.

And you’re thinking, “I want to write a book, but where do I start?”

You need book writing help. And just reading a stack of writing books or skimming through blog posts isn’t getting you past your messy first draft (or maybe even the first page). 

You need an accessible human guide who knows what you don’t (yet) and who’s as invested in your book’s success as you are. 

Welcome to our post on 13 solid reasons you should hire a writing coach. 

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25 Of The Best Grants For Writers To Fund Their Craft

25 Of The Best Grants For Writers To Fund Their Craft FI

You’ve heard about government grants for writers, but you don’t know where to find them or whether you even qualify for any of them. 

True, some of them are for residents of a specific state. And some are for applicants of a specific demographic. 

But plenty of them only require that you submit high-quality work for their consideration. And the need-based ones don’t even require that. 

To help you find the best grant options for you, we’ve collected 23 of the best grants for writers living in the United States. 

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