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Lucky Seven Ways to Increase Your Ghostwriting Income—Start Right Now

Clients, associates, and miscellaneous authors ask me how I make a full-time income as a ghostwriter/author consultant. I’m going to tell you some of my secrets. If you put them into diligent practise, you’ll increase the amount of work you have and, consequently, your income. Make sure you know what you’re doing. Study the industry. […]

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Awesome Woman Maryan Pelland

Inspire Your Writing or Ghostwriting with Free Books by Women

I’m always looking for books to inspire my thinking or jumpstart an idea. My author clients ask me how they can overcome writers’ block (one way is to use my book 1001 Brilliant Ideas for Any Writer to Steal) or take their book authoring to the next level. Today I stumbled on a cool site […]

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lelivro publishing

Authors: Sell Your Ebook Keep 85% Get Paid Immediately

Let’s take another look at LeLibro, the website/marketplace for independent digital authors and publishers. Lelivro.com is currently still in Beta testing. However, by visiting the site, authors and readers can request an invitation to participate. Last week I browsed LeLivro and loved what I saw—an uncomplicated, straight-forward ebook marketplace where authors are paid 85%, through […]

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authors beware

Ghostwriters STOP Misdirecting Your Clients—Authors Beware

I just finished reading a newsletter from an organization that supports ghostwriters, and I was so shocked that I had to blog about what so looks like casually offhand advice to ghostwriters. Such advice can create serious issues for our burgeoning industry and send our credibility right down the toilet. There is a lot of such […]

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Author solutions investigated

Author Solutions’ Publishing Practices Investigated

In our industry today it’s easy for authors and writers, whether experienced or not, to be taken extreme advantage of as they try to publish their hard-wrought work. One firm that keeps coming up in complaints and warnings across the board is known as AUTHOR SOLUTIONS and they may finally be sorted out and taken […]

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editorial services

Sell Your Book: Get in Bed with a Professional Editor

Authors, writers, ghostwriters, and aspiring writers debate endlessly in communities, forums, and social media sites about editors. One author will say a professional editor is worth any price—you can’t publish without one. Another writer insists that self-editing is good enough. I’ll tell you this: I believe most self- or digitally-published authors are clueless about what […]

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writers can be lazy

Advice from a Pro: Laziness Is the Secret to Writing Success

by Grant McDuling After years of writing for a living, I have found that the secret to writing success is laziness. That’s right, laziness produces results far in excess and out of all proportion to the amount of effort I would normally need to exert in the first place. You see, when I sat back recently […]

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Get Ready to Publish Your Book: 5 Things to Do RIGHT NOW

by Dana Sitar Want to publish a book some day? It’s a long road and a daunting task, whether you go with traditional or self-publishing, but you can get started right now on the path, even if you don’t have an idea ready yet. Here are some habits you can work into your routine to […]

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Sell your books

5 Instant Cures for Slow Book Sales

a guest post by Dana Sitar Sometimes you release your self-published book with a bang and sales start pouring in. But when your huge Launch Week efforts start to die down, sales may do the same. It can be disappointing and frustrating to watch things go silent after so much effort and so much success […]

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format your ebook

Hachette Books to Eliminate Crapola in Digital Publishing

If, as an author, writer, ghostwriter, or publisher, you follow electronic publishing industry news and trends, you’re seeing a flurry of news items this week saying that Hachette book publishers has decided to publish all of their titles in electronic format, specifically epub3 format. Don;t think for a moment that the big news in this […]

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