Self-Publishing: Common Scams to Avoid

Are you an author who has decided to go the self-publishing route? If you have received numerous rejection letters from publishing companies, but you still believe that you have a sellable book, you may be. Self-publishers also like the freedom and control that they have. As nice as self-publishing is for many authors, it is still important to proceed with caution. Did you know that there are a number of self-publishing scams out there? There are and these are scams that you will want to avoid. If you are self-publishing a book, you should not be required to sign any contracts. What you will want to do is search for a printing company that will turn your words into a …

Resources to Help You Get a Book Published

Are you an author who would like to get a book published? If you are, you may have heard that getting a book published is a lot easier said than done. Yes, this is true in many cases, but it is important to know that you should have access to a number of resources that can help you improve your chances. A few of those resources are highlighted below for your convenience. Printed publishing guides are must have resources for all writers that want to get a book published. The most well-known of these guides is that of the Writer’s Market. The Writer’s Market books and other similar printed resources outline publishers. These publishers are often categorized based on genre. …

Important Steps to Getting a Book Published

Do you have the goal of becoming a published writer? If you do, you may be curious as to what steps you need to take to achieve your goal. When it comes to getting a book published, there are multiple steps that you will need to take; however, some are much more important than others. The first thing that you will need to do is write your book. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to proceed with caution. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that any book will do. Do the research to determine which genres are popular or what types of books publishers are seeking. Another common mistake that many new authors make is aiming for children’s …

How to Improve Your Chances of Publishing a Children’s Book

Are you a writer who would like to write and publish a children’s book? If you are, you should know that you have a lot of work ahead of you. A lot of new writer’s believe that children’s books are easy to write. Yes, children’s books are easier to write, for the most part, but that does not mean that children’s books are easier to get published. The first step in getting a children’s book published is to write a great children’s book. You will want to write a children’s book that kids can’t wait to read or a book that kids don’t want to put down. This is most often the case with chapter books or books for young …

Will Your Book Get Published?

Are you an author who just finished writing a book? If you are, you may want to see your book published. But, do you have a book that will get published? When it comes to determining if your book will get published, it will be hard to tell, but there are a number of factors that you can take into consideration. A few of these factors are highlighted below for your convenience. The amount of work that you put into writing your book may have an impact on your ability to get your book published. Whether you write a short children’s book or a long science fiction novel, the same amount of time, thought, and energy should be put into …