About the Author Pages: Writing a Great One (8 Examples)

Your About the Author page can be the beginning or end of a potentially beautiful relationship with your reader.  Everyone has different reading habits. Some potential book buyers see a beautiful cover and immediately flip to the back page to read more about the author. Others will read the entire book and look at the About the Author page...

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20 Memoir Writing Do’s and Don’ts

Everyone has a unique story because no two lives are the same. Whether we’ve been an underdog, a crusader for just causes, or something altogether different, sharing our adventures and misadventures links us to others. It’s the human-to-human connection that makes writing a memoir worth the effort.  Memoir writing is a memory experiment that...

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How to Write Book Titles [+ Our Fail-Proof Formula]

So you’ve written a book. Congratulations! The hard part is over, right?  Sort of. There’s a little more brainstorming to do before you send your book into the wild. Now, you need to figure out how to write a book title that captivates would-be readers and gets them to pick up your book. Or, maybe you've just decided to write a book and want...

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An Author’s Guide to 7 Beloved Themes in Books

Delving into the pages of a captivating book is more than just an escape; it's a journey through the complex web of ideas, emotions, and perspectives that shape our understanding of the world. These ideas manifest as the themes in books. They are what attract us to a new story - and what keeps us hooked long after we turn the first page. While...

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The 14 Most Popular Types of Fiction to Write

So you’ve decided you want to become a fiction writer. Congratulations! It’s one of the most enjoyable creative pursuits out there. The world needs more fiction, and it’s a better time than ever before to start, thanks to the ease of self-publishing. But there are so many types of fiction - so what if you don’t know exactly what to write? It’s...

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How to Set Meaningful Writing Goals in 9 Steps

Writing goals are important, and you don’t need us to tell you that (no matter where you are in your book writing process).  But as simple as they sound, setting goals - especially ones that center around your writing plan - can seem like a daunting task. It can be overwhelming to know where to even begin. If you want to learn how to write goals...

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