5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Publishing House

By on Apr 10, 2017 in Special Features

Do you aspire to be a writer and want to chart your own path? If yes, then you should opt for self-publishing and go beyond the traditional publishing terrain. If you are interested in traditional publishing, then you need to scout behind publishers with your manuscript in the hope that somebody would publish what you have written. This process is time-consuming. It...

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How Writers Can Keep Calm and Carry On

By on Apr 9, 2017 in Self Help

As a writer, life will test you. Your work will create frustration in you. Other people you work with such as editors and publishers may test you. Family problems will also get you down. This is the way things are. Life is full of ups and downs, and at times it may feel like you’re losing control. When it feels like the world is falling apart around you, remember...

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5 Qualities that Make a Great Writer

By on Apr 9, 2017 in Self Help

Some writers live the dream of being published. They have fans and readers who let them know if they are good or not. They have editors and agents to tell them what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong. Mainly, they have fans that help make everything better. On the other hand, it’s easy for unpublished writers to feel inadequate, because when...

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How to Use Commas the Right Way

By on Apr 7, 2017 in Grammar, Writing Tips

The comma is mostly used, in many languages and contexts, to separate parts of a sentence like clauses, items in lists, and to offset nonessential clauses. As such, the comma is most often misused in writing. The improper use of the comma makes the writer seem uneducated and discredits his or her writings. Below are some of the rules for using commas the right way....

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5 Failures Every Author Must Ultimately Face

By on Apr 7, 2017 in Self Help

Failure is a part of life as much as success- this is the half-truth that is fed to people every day to keep them going. The truth is life is a failure. No matter how hard you try, ultimately you will die and fade away. Death is the biggest fear and failure of mankind. Death is not in our hands. Death we cannot get a grip on. No matter what we do in life, death...

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Writing Tips Oasis is Here!

By on Apr 5, 2017 in News

This post is a message to inform all of our readers that e-Books India has undergone rebranding and we are now called Writing Tips Oasis. Why you may ask? Well, when I first started e-Books India in early 2014, it was to coincide with the rise of digital publishing in India and to provide a website, which would help writers across India to write and self-publish...

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How Not to Write Poetry

By on Mar 29, 2017 in Special Features

Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as sound symbolism, and meter—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. That is the general definition of poetry, widely accepted as the norm. However, not everyone enjoys reading and writing poetry. Poetry comes from the heart. It is a...

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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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