best publishing path

How to Decide the Best Book Publishing Option

Many authors spend months and often years writing a book and getting it published—only to be disappointed that they didn’t achieve the results...

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Benefits From Publishing a Book

6 Business Benefits From Publishing a Book

You often hear it said that “everybody has a book in them.” And according to a Wall Street Journal survey, about 80 percent of the population...

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9 Book Writing Routines That Really Work for Authors

Many people sabotage their book writing success because they can’t psyche themselves out of procrastination. Einstein once said, “My mind is my...

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Get a Grip on Common Grammar Errors

Do your kids ever play “Gotcha” with glee when they catch you not living up to your own standards? “Dad, you’re speeding. The sign says the...

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Why Do Literary Agents Take So Long to Respond?

“The agent requested my proposal right away after I sent my pitch. But it’s been two weeks, and I haven’t heard a word. Is that good or bad?...

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business writing

Why People Get Business Writing Wrong—And What To Do About It

(Forbes first published my article here.) When I mentioned business writing several years ago to a manager, he made a rather odd comment: “Our...

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