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Author Interview: Todd Klick, Bestselling Author

This week’s Finish Your Book author interview is with screenwriter and producer, Todd Klick, who is the bestselling author of Something Startling Happens: The 120 Story Beats Every Writer Needs to Know and The Screenwriter’s Fairy Tale.

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Lightning Source

Self-Publishing: Selling and Converting eBooks with Lightning Source

There are so many eBook distributor options available that author’s are always asking us, which one should we use? This week we are taking a look at Lightning Source.

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Getting Published: How to Write a Winning Book Proposal

Writing a winning book proposal is an essential part of getting published. You obviously need to put your best foot forward when presenting yourself to prospective agents and publishers. Ideally you want to work with someone who has experience in selling and packaging books or someone who has a fresh eye and isn’t so close to the material, such as a writing or book coach, or even an agent, in order to create the best proposal possible. However, you can get off to a good start by following the book proposal writing guidelines here.

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Self-Publishing 101: How do you decide?

Self-Publishing 101: How do you decide?

There are a multitude of self-publishing options available in today’s market, some provide seemingly simple ways for you to get your book published at the click of a button and others charge you a fortune for the pleasure. The question is, should you self-publish in the first place, and if so, how?

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Amazed at Amazon's Support for Authors

Amazed by Amazon’s Author Focus

Amazon, the book retailing behemoth feared by publisher’s and author’s alike appears to have chosen sides in the modern publishing war and it seems that David (a.k.a the powerless author’s) it the beneficiary. As we shift to a digital distribution and acquisition model for books, meaning that the majority of books will be discovered and purchased online, even if the actual book bought is a physical rather than en electronic book, the need to make your titles ‘discoverable’ increases exponentially.

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