Special Features

5 Tips for Writing Essays

By on Mar 28, 2017 in Special Features

Writing essays can be likened to running, in the sense that it’s something that would come naturally to people who have learned the prerequisite skills – walking and writing, respectively – and the fact that knowing how to do it is far different from doing it well. If you want to write effective essays, or basically ones that people will read and understand, there...

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How to Become a Master Networker When Attending Book Fairs

By on Mar 26, 2017 in Special Features

A book fair is incredibly important for authors. It offers the ability to network within the industry. Such an event will have all the people you need in your network; readers, fellow authors, book agents, publishing executives, and other people who love the book medium so much that they are willing to travel to a book fair. You have to get these people in your...

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5 Tips for a Perfect Pitch to Get Investment for Your Book Publishing Business

By on Mar 23, 2017 in Special Features

If you want to launch a book publishing business, you need to have a solid vision and an equally solid business plan, but the most important of all is that you need money to get everything rolling. Ironically, money is also the most difficult part to get if you don’t have funding yet. There are some various options available, including grant providers, bank loans,...

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How to Recruit Staff for Your Book Publishing Business

By on Mar 22, 2017 in Special Features

The publishing landscape is undergoing many changes. Today it is easier to publish a book than before, thanks to the scope of the internet and technology. If you want your book business to flourish though, you will certainly require the help of graphic designers, virtual assistants, website designers and editors. A graphic designer provides writers with book covers,...

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How Doing Improvisational Comedy Can Help Your Storytelling

By on Mar 21, 2017 in Special Features

Your creativity can be one of the most powerful tools you can have in your writing toolbox. If you’re not feeling particularly creative, this can have a direct negative bearing on your writing. The question then is how do you maintain your creativity? Doing improvisational comedy (or simply improv) is one way. If you’ve never heard of improv, it is an art form...

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Why Focusing On Impact Rather than Income Will Make You a Successful Writer

By on Mar 20, 2017 in Special Features

What makes a writer successful? Is it the number of books he or she has in print? How many copies the individual has sold worldwide? How much money the person has made? The easiest and most incorrect answer would be that a successful writer has a string of bestsellers to attach to his or her name. This is wrong. When you are focusing on the impact your work will...

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