If you're a nonfiction author who does not yet have an agent, you can save time and energy by sending a query letter to potential agents.
Your author platform can be among the most important factors in determining whether or not your book gets published. But what exactly is it?
Whether you choose traditional or self-publishing, you must stay on top of the latest developments if you want your work to reach readers.
You probably have heard that sitting is the new smoking. Doesn't sound good for those of us who make a living hunched in front of our computers all day, but here's what you can do about it.
Independent publishing has been around for as long as publishing itself, but what is new about it is how it is flourishing. Today the question of what to do with your manuscript is “context dependent,” meaning that the right path will vary depending on the book, the audience, and the year.
As contemporary writers, we can still benefit tremendously by listening to the words we've written. In fact, reading our work aloud is an essential step in the writing process.