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  • Are you a poet who wants to be published? Have you entered a writing competition and had your poem included in an anthology? Some of these contests are scams. Here are some tips to avoid being conned.

    How to Tell If a Poetry Contest Is Legit or a Scam

    How to Tell If a Poetry Contest Is Legit or a Scam

    by Beth Eaglescliffe4

  • Here I share some of my experiences as a ghostwriter. It is an interesting choice to make in regard to writing careers and definitely not for everyone, however, if you are hired by the right clients it can prove lucrative.

    Confessions of a Ghostwriter

    Confessions of a Ghostwriter

    by John Hansen80

  • The best way to get published is to get noticed. Many places will not accept a draft without a query letter, and knowing how to write a good query will get you noticed.

    Writing a Query Letter with a Sample

    Writing a Query Letter with a Sample

    by Angela Michelle Schultz13

  • Sounds like a self published author’s dream! A book with very few words that can make money? I’m in. These would be called low content books. But what are they and what’s in them? And how can authors use this strategy to make money?

    What Are Low Content Books?

    What Are Low Content Books?

    by Heidi Thorne14

  • It’s sounds like a good idea to promote sales of your self published books during the holidays, right? In theory, it is. But just because it's the biggest gift buying season of the year, doesn't mean it's the best sales season for your book. Discover tips for holiday book promotions.

    Promoting Holiday Sales for Your Self Published Books

    Promoting Holiday Sales for Your Self Published Books

    by Heidi Thorne17

  • These days, many authors and independent publishers are turning to self publishing platforms to get their books to market. Learn what these platforms provide, as well as pros and cons.

    Self Publishing Platforms Pros and Cons

    Self Publishing Platforms Pros and Cons

    by Heidi Thorne40

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