Whether or not to use a pseudonym is often a personal decision — although legal and safety issues can also come into play. Learn some of the pros and cons of pen names.
Ask yourself these four pointed questions to determine if a writing project is worthy of your time.
As much as the publishing industry has changed throughout the years, one thing is constant: Marketing is vital to a book’s success.
Getting a contract with a traditional publishing house is possible, but it is going to take some work.
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?
Do you know what literary agents are looking for? Or what will make them want to read your manuscript? Or what might turn them off?
Your office horror stories leave your family aghast and your friends in stitches. Everyone says you should write a book about it. Are they crazy, or should you give it a shot?
Here are some experienced people and great sites that can help you become more knowledgeable and hopefully more successful (however you define that term) regarding your book.
You already know that writers with significant social media followings can be more desirable to agents and publishers. Since Facebook is still the market leader in the digital space, start your author platform that makes it as good a place as any to begin your marketing strategy.