Category Archives: Writing

Foreword Vs. Preface Vs. Introduction: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Synopsis: A foreword, preface, and introduction can each play a pivotal role in a book’s marketing plan. Understanding the differences, and how to use each to your advantage, can help propel your book to critical and financial success. What You … Continue reading

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5 Steps To Getting A “Big Name” To Write Your Book’s Foreword

Synopsis Asking someone to write your foreword is generally a simple process. The difficult part is finding the best person for the job, and then convincing them to write it for you. Here are the basic steps to finding the … Continue reading

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New Book About Publishing Features My Articles

Publetariat Omnibus, 2008-2012: The Most Popular and Practical Posts From the First Four Years of Publetariat.com Authors: Alan Baxter, Julian Block, Mark Coker, Melissa Conway, Nick Daws, Joel Friedlander, April L. Hamilton, Joseph C. Kunz, Jr., Cheri Lasota, M. Louisa … Continue reading

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22 Ways To Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have A Clue (Infographic)

“The graphic is based on 21 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue by Copyblogger guest writer Danny Iny. We’ve re-imagined the way to present these content-creation tips, while adding a meta-fabulous #22 (you’ll see why).” … Continue reading

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Book Review: Now All We Need Is A Title

This book is an “. . . an anecdotal account of how some of the most well-known book and play titles come to be. It is not meant to be a comprehensive compendium of every catchy title, but rather a lighthearted look at a struggle that has bedeviled writers for centuries.” Continue reading

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