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Authors: Piracy is Not Your Enemy

Many authors are terrified that someone will steal their work. They don’t realize their true enemy is obscurity not piracy.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Authors Should Make in 2014

It’s January again, which means time for New Year’s resolutions. It’s easy for resolutions to become bigger-than-life, difficult to keep, and discouraging. While the big dreams are necessary, it’s often […]

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7 Things Santa Can Teach Us About Book Marketing

Santa can teach authors a lot about book marketing. How to dress well is not one of them.

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10 Holiday Season Blog Prompts

‘Tis the season to be busy. There are parties to attend, presents to buy and/or make, meals to cook, traditions to celebrate, family to visit, and a million and one […]

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Advice for NaNoWriMo from Author Media Fans

In just two days, writers from across the globe will embark on an epic journey. The goal? To write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Currently, there are 143,356 […]

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The Little Known Secret to Writing a Bestselling Nonfiction Book

How do you make it onto a bestsellers list? In this post I discuss the key elements to writing a bestseller, including a little known secret that can have a significant effect on book sales.

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How to Write a Novel in a Month Webinar

No, it’s not crazy. You can write a novel in thirty days.

To give you a hand, we will be hosting a webinar with Jeff Gerke, publisher and author of Write Your Novel in a Month.

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7 Questions Authors Should Ask Before Crowdfunding Their Next Book

Not Marked by Mary DeMuth

Should you look to your audience to provide the funds for your next book? Christy award finalist Mary DeMuth asks seven questions to help you decide.

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Your Book is Your Business

If you are a writer, you need to start thinking about your book like it’s your business.

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How to Write An Author Newsletter

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Newsletters are some of the greatest marketing tools an author has. Think about it. Someone has given you their explicit permission to contact them directly through their e-mail. That’s huge, […]

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