January 2021

How to Launch a Self Published Book: Timing Is Key!

Reading Time: 5 minutesAre you wondering how to launch a self published book in 2021? If you’re planning to release a new book in the next few months, that question should be at the top of your book promotion list.Often, authors use one factor to determine the best time to launch a book: the manuscript is finally complete and they’ve sent it off for publication. They’ll launch “whenever it’s ready.” But timing is important, so you’ll want to take some ownership of that date instead of leaving it up to others. Understanding Traditional Publisher Timelines Publishing a book and the...

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How Many Words In A Chapter? Writing Tips For Writers

You have finally made up your mind to write a book. It’s the first book you will ever write.Writing isn’t just about punching the keys on a keyboard. There are certain things you need to know and work on. And one of them is the number of words you’re going to write.One tip for writers is to learn how many words a single chapter of a book has. With that knowledge, you can plan your writing and deliver on the set deadline.This post takes a complete look at the number of words you’ll find in each chapter of a book....

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The Writing Excuses That Writers Make

There are days you wake up, and the last thing on your mind is to write. You have lots of writing excuses about why you shouldn’t write. These excuses range from the believable to the unbelievable.These writing excuses are very easy to make. But don’t forget that you have pending writing jobs. And you need to get them off your desk, no matter the excuses.All writers give excuses from time to time. Here are some of the writing excuses you have been making. It is not just you, but others like you and me.You Are Not Inspired To WriteWe’ve all...

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February Is National What Month? Unique Content Ideas for Authors

Reading Time: 8 minutesHello and welcome to our list of February observances and unique content ideas for your monthly author marketing plan.Without regular connection to readers, you’re just another book on the shelf. Take the time to make yourself stand out by using our monthly observances and tips to create interesting content with your own unique twist. This is part of building your brand! Timely content that uses popular and trending search terms and hashtags is a great way to enhance your visibility and improve SEO in a very simple way. And what’s really key: content ideas don’t always have...

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Turn Your Author Failures, Setbacks, And Mistakes Into Success With Joanna Penn And Orna Ross

Turn Your Author Failures, Setbacks, And Mistakes Into Success With Joanna Penn And Orna Ross | The Creative Penn Did you find this useful? Please spread the word :) I use cookies to ensure that I give you the best experience on this website. If you continue to use this site, I will assume that you are happy with this. Thank you. OkRead more

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Protagonist Vs. Antagonist: Things Every Book Writer Should Know

This comparison is about the protagonist vs. Antagonist. How much do you understand about these two different characters? Before writing your first book, having a thorough understanding of these two main characters should be your major aim. That alone will help you develop a gorgeous story that will captivate your readers.The protagonist and antagonist are the two most important characters in a story.  They also go hand-in-hand. That is if your story has a protagonist, then you need an antagonist. The simple reason is because stories need conflict. Without conflict, a story would be boring to readers.In this post, we...

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How To Outline A Nonfiction Book? Here Are The Simple Steps

Writing a nonfiction book is a different experience altogether. Beginners sometimes get confused about the process.But if you know how to create a book outline and prepare one before you begin, writing a nonfiction book would be a piece of cake to you.In this post, we’re going to discuss how to outline nonfiction books. Continue reading!Why You Need To Know How To Outline A Nonfiction BookKnowing how to outline your nonfiction book is important because your book needs one. Without an outline, it is easy to get stuck while writing. Most times, writers’ block occurs because you didn’t plan out...

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Fiction Vs. Nonfiction: Read Before Writing Your First Book 

Be it a hard or soft copy, all books come in two categories – fiction and nonfiction. So as an author, you can either be a fiction or nonfiction writer.If you’re yet to decide the category you belong, this post is for you. After reading, you’ll have sound knowledge of fiction and nonfiction and be able to decide. We also provided other useful information regarding this topic. So, keep reading to kick-start your amazing writing career in a grand style.Fiction vs. NonfictionBoth terms are commonly used in book writing or literature. They describe the class in which a particular piece...

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How Many Pages In A Comic Book?

The procedure for writing comic books is similar to writing a short novel or story. This means there is no strict rule for setting your script.A comic book is also referred to, as a comic magazine or “comic” is defined as a publication that comprises comic arts in form of individual, sequential actions. These comics can also come as descriptive or narrative information.It is a compilation of comic strips in humorous tones and could have storylines from fiction or non-fiction genres.How Many Pages In A Comic Book?You should have a multiple of 8 pages in a comic book. This is...

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