How To Write a Contemporary Romance Novel – Your Step-By-Step Guide To Writing a Contemporary Romance Novel

Want to construct a contemporary romance novel fast and effortless from beginning to the end? Then, obtain the “How to write a Contemporary Romance Novel” guide.Here, you can develop into an enhanced contemporary romance novel writer by getting this step-by-step guide. With this book you will learn to create a wonderful contemporary romance novel.- Prepare yourself thoroughly … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Research Your Nonfiction Book

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If you are writing nonfiction, chances are you will have to research. Here are seven of the most effective ways to go about it. 1. Interviews The first rule of interviewing is to find an expert. The second is to use every listening skill at your disposal. If you don’t understand what you’re hearing, ask for clarification. You are there to learn, not to show the other … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Promote Your Business Book

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The business book market is ever-growing and highly competitive. To be successful, you must know your product, flex your expertise muscles, and keep your book relevant. 1. Start promoting to your niche business market first: Have you written a finance book? Start by promoting your book to finance media. Is your book a ‘how to’ for small businesses? Begin by pitching your … [Read more...]

Get Ready for NaNoWriMo!

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Every November, thousands of writers and would-be writers take part in a month long challenge: Write a novel in 30 days. The brainchild of Chris Baty, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the perfect time to stop saying, "I want to write a book," and get down to writing it. Although it may seem impossible to write an entire novel in just 30 days, in 2010 more than … [Read more...]

Selling Books by Blogging

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Blogging is one of the most popular strategies for marketing books today. But blogs must engage your readers if they are to be effective. Here are some simple strategies to make your blog connect with readers so you can sell more books. I’ve heard many people in the publishing industry say, “Every author must have a blog,” but is blogging really effective? Every author must … [Read more...]

Article Writing Tips for the Anal Retentive – Tip 1

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(Or It Takes One to Know One) Writing Tip Number One There is nothing more frustrating than staring at a blank sheet of paper (or computer screen) when you absolutely must write a blog post or an article for your email newsletter or autoresponder series. This isn't the same as writer's block. It's more like how people often feel when deciding what to make for dinner. A … [Read more...]

Changing Genres?

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'Genre' is what defines a writer, or does it? Should a writer be confined to write in one genre? Is it risky for an author to change the genre that he or she writes in? I, for one, am one author who has changed my genre--from historical fiction to contemporary YA suspense. I know that there are several authors who do not write in one genre. Some write in more than two … [Read more...]

Top 10 Book Apps for Kids and Adults

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Many books now have apps that work on iPhones or iPads and on the Android platform. Consumers can now buy the printed book, the app alone or both. Authors can capitalize on this trend by creating apps for their books or pushing their publisher to create one for them. Some apps have incredible features such as 3D effects, interactive story telling, and more. Creating an app for … [Read more...]

Writing for Emotional Impact: Advanced Dramatic Techniques to Attract, Engage, and Fascinate the Reader

There are three kinds of feelings when reading a story – boredom, interest, and WOW! To become a successful writer you must create the WOW! Feeling on as many pages as possible, and this requires writing that engages the reader emotionally. In his best-selling 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters, screenwriter Karl Iglesias explored the working habits of A-list … [Read more...]

Sell No Book Before Its Time

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An engineer can look at the foundation of a building under construction and tell you its eventual height. The deeper the base, the higher the structure will be. Similarly, an independent publisher must create a strong foundation to support a title's future growth. This preparation is performed in five phases. 1) The Planning Phase Focus on creating a strategic marketing … [Read more...]