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For Beginners: 10 Ways To Prepare To Get Published
by Jill Nagle.1) Read, read, read in your field. You can never read too much when you’re trying to excel as a writer. Reading in your field helps you develop a discerning eye. You need this discerning eye for when you step back and look at your own work.2) Culti...
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5 Reasons To Avoid PublishAmerica
by Lisa Maliga.Although a person can go to any search engine such as Yahoo or Google and type in the term “PublishAmerica” or “Publish America” [using the quotes gets more results], many authors refrain from doing this. This is a gigantic mistake on their p...
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Free eBook Publishing Guide–Compiling An eBook
by David Viney.Choosing your File FormatI would recommend you use just two different file formats – one for mobile devices and one for PCs. Remember that most people will only read really large eBooks (i.e. 80-100k words) on their desktop PC. For PCs, I would cho...
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Free eBook Publishing Guide–Selling An eBook
by David Viney.Editing your Amazon record 2-3 weeks after approving your proof, you will see your title appear as a record on Amazon.com in the US (inheriting the basic details that you entered when uploading to Lightning Source). LSI allocates a new “child” IS...
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Free eBook Publishing Guide–Writing An eBook
by David Viney.Set up a good working environmentAn important first step is to create an ideal workspace. This should protect you from distractions, be ergonomic (a “u-shaped” desk works best) and be well-stocked with stationary and equipment. I would upgrade yo...
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Free eBook Publishing Guide: Features of the eBook market
by David Viney.The Current State of the MarketIn my first article, I outlined the massive advantages to eBook publishing, particularly for the author! Now you have become excited by that, it is time to inject a little realism! Ever since the emergence of personal d...
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Free eBook Publishing Guide –Reaons To Publish an eBook
by David Viney.eBook definedDespite being around now for over twenty years, no-one has yet come up with a stable definition for the word ‘eBook’. However, one can discern some typical features:(1) The item is distributed as a single file (so CD encyclopaedias a...
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The Low-down on Getting Published
by Shalla De Guzman.First off, who’s Terry? Terry Spear, who writes as Terry Lee Wilde for young adult books, has finaled in RWA contests, has been multi-published in magazines and now has her first adult paranormal book coming out with Triskelion Publications and two...

How To Self Publish A Book
by Michael E. Mould.Not too many years ago the only way to get your book published was to send a manuscript to a large publishing house and hope they liked it enough to publish and distribute it. Even then, there was no guarantee of success because the publishing houses...
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Realities to Getting Your Book Published
by Patrick Schwerdtfeger.Publishing a book is one of the best ways to position yourself as an expert in your field.? Not only that but the book demonstrates your expertise in its best and most organized format.? And perhaps the biggest advantage of all is that your book allo...
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Working with Major Publishers
by Patrick Schwerdtfeger.Publishing a book is one of the best ways to build credibility and gain exposure.? Not only can it position you as an expert in your field but it could also open the door to entirely new opportunities just because you are now an author.? Indeed, almo...
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Tips and Tricks to Self-Publishing Your Book
by Patrick Schwerdtfeger.Becoming an author happens once in a lifetime.? As soon as you publish your first book, you forever more become an author.? And regardless how many additional books you write, that label never changes.? The interesting thing is that you get the same ...
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New Writers Here Is Your Chance To Get Published
by Wayne Bryant.Let's face it! For many years publishing companies have all but closed their doors to new writers. Unless you were lucky enough to have a reputable agent or someone like an established best selling author recommend you, your manuscript didn't stand a...
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Getting a Publisher & Getting What You Want
by Sophfronia Scott.In the basic scenario of book publishing, a writer finishes a book and then finds an agent who helps sell the book to a publisher. When someone asks, "How do I find a publisher?" they're often looking for the details of this scenario. But let's backt...
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A Guide to Writing A Manuscript Synopsis
by Kev Woodward.Congratulations! The mere fact that you are reading this article suggests that you have finished writing the manuscript for your fiction / non-fiction, children’s book or short story. Or that you have almost finished writing it. Or, maybe that you ...
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How Do I Get Published?
by Joyce Shafer.This is a question my clients who are new and aspiring writers always ask me. We write for different reasons: Enjoyment, challenge, and to share information or our creative effort. If you’re going to share what you’ve written, you’ll need a mea...
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Guide to Article Writing: How to Write a 500-750 Word Article
by Eric Gruber.It's easier said than done to write great 500-750 word articles. ?Some of us simply have too much to say. We have trouble reigning things in at less than 1500 words. Others are on the opposite end of the spectrum strain to make their articles long en...
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Useful Web Sites for Self Published Writers
by Kev Woodward.It is amazing what you can find on the internet nowadays; instructions on how to download music to an ipod, on-line cookery lessons and mouth-watering recipes, broad-sheet newspapers and the history of European art, everything you have ever wanted to...
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How Authors & Small Publishers can Get Paid On Time
by Michelle Dunn.There have been quite a few complaints from publishers aboutlate or non payment from distributors and book stores. Some havestopped sending books to large distributors because of past dueinvoices, some over 180 days old. Part of the problem is noresp...

The Profitable World of Self Publishing
by Mike Moore.Five years ago I was a professional speaker desperately in need of my own book. After each presentation members of my audience would approach me and ask if had a book or a tape for sale. The need was obvious. The market existed. All I needed to do w...
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How to Write and Publish a Better Newsletter
by Brian Konradt.Writing and publishing a newsletter is one of the most satisfying ways to promote your business, get involved in your community, or exercise those creative muscles. Imagine it: you at the helm of your very own publication, organizing the content, cal...
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Self Publishing: Is This The Way To Publish Your Book?
by Deanna Mascle.Self publishing might be the best way to publish your book. There are several advantages to self publishing that you might not have considered.First, and most important, self publishing places you firmly in control of your book. When someone else is ...
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Why Publish Your Writing In A Printed Book?
by Kay Stoner.Why would anyone want to create a printed book, when then can create eBooks a lot more easily -- and cheaply? Why would anyone want to get mired in the process of printing and shipping physical books that take time to deliver to customers, when they ...
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Successful Self Publishing - February 2007
by Terence Tam.Successful Self-PublishingIssue 2: February, 2007Inside this issue:How to get your book into stores. Pitching your book to retail bookstores and chains can be a time consuming and frustrating process. In this issue, we help prepare you for increased ...
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Successful Publishing - Idea to Reality
by Billy Pool.Publishing a book can be very stimulating! Just the idea of it gets the creative juices flowing. But before you even start going through the process of publishing a book, you should acknowledge these most crucial measures before publishing your new b...
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