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Every Rejection Is a Badge of Honor

Every Rejection Is a Badge of Honor

When you are trying to land a literary agent, how many rejections are too many? The secret to landing an agent might be closer than it seems.
How To Design A Book Cover That Sells

How To Design A Book Cover That Sells

Your ugly book cover is killing all of your potential sales. If you want to create a book cover that generates sales, dive into this comprehensive guide.
Unconventional Writing and Fiction Rules

Unconventional Writing and Fiction Rules

We've been told we have to follow all the writing and grammar rules to be published, but then we study writers who break all the rules! Which is it?
How to Understand Your Ebook Distribution Options

How to Understand Your Ebook Distribution Options

One of the toughest decisions that you'll face is how to distribute your book when it's complete. Here are the primary options explained in depth.
Agent Perspectives on First Pages

Agent Perspectives on First Pages

Before submitting a manuscript to an agent, be sure to review these five issues that kill any agent's interest in reading more than a few sentences of your story.
How to Write a Synopsis

How to Write a Synopsis

Your book's synopsis will be one of the first things an agent or publisher sees. Be sure to write a great synopsis with these excellent instructions.
Is a Good Agent Hard to Find?

Is a Good Agent Hard to Find?

Trying to find an agent for your book can feel like a never-ending project. Explore these great tips on finding and working with the right agent for you.
The Five Hats of Self-Publishing

The Five Hats of Self-Publishing

The choice to publish your book yourself requires you to do much more than just write your book. You'll also need to be prepared to perform these five functions.