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Everything You Need To Know About Crowdfunding Your Book

Don't have enough money to self-publish your book? Crowdfunding is a powerful tool more and more authors (including unknown, first-time authors and famous, bestselling authors in a variety of genres) are using to raise money to pay for editors, illustrators, cover designers, and the expenses of self-publishing their print or digital books.

In this essential crowdfunding for authors guide, we'll explain all about crowdfunding, analyze successful crowdfunding book campaigns, compare the top crowdfunding platforms, and share tips and advice on how to create a winning campaign from start to finish. It's time to get your story heard!

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11 Best Online Communities for Writers & Poets

The writing life doesn't have to be a lonely one! Joining an online writing community offers numerous benefits to aspiring authors, poets, and hobbyist writers. Check out our list of the top online writing communities and discover how joining them can help you in your writing career.

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8 Effective Techniques for Writing Great Dialogue

Whether you love crafting a conversation between your characters, or the thought of hitting the quotation mark key on the keyboard fills you with dread, here are some practical techniques and tips to help you improve your dialogue-writing skills and craft great, realistic conversations which will engross your readers.

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Bad Advice All Writers Get and How to Ignore It

Some bad advice is easy to recognize, but a lot of it we take to heart because we hear it often, or from the mouth of someone we trust. The following is some bad advice that we all hear at some point in our writing life, and why it’s due for revision.

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5 Tips for Crafting Realistic Characters

The way to a reader’s heart is through your characters. You want readers to fall in love with them, root for them, and miss them when the story is over. Are your characters falling flat on the page or do they just not seem believable? Try these 5 tips for crafting realistic characters to have yours teeming with life in no time!

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5 Top Fiction Publishers Accepting Unagented Manuscripts

Did you have a great fiction book you want to publish but no agent wants to represent you? Check out our list of the 5 top fiction book publishers now accepting unagented manuscripts!

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The Differences between Scripts, Teleplays, Screenplays, Novels and Books

Are you a writer, author, novelist, screenwriter, scriptwriter, poet or lyricist? What exactly is the difference? Sometimes the technical jargon of writing can be a bit confusing, so we have defined some terms to help you get more acquainted with the world of writing.

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Top 10 Writing Workshops & Classes in NY

Do you want to improve your writing and get published one day? Here are the top 10 writing workshops and writing classes worth attending which are available in NY and online.

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Top 10 Books on Creative Writing

Do you want to improve your writing skills? Here is a list of the 10 best books on Creative Writing to help you become a better writer.

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14 Best Services to Promote Your Free Kindle Book or eBook

Looking for ways your free eBook or Kindle book? Here is a list of the best free and paid Kindle book promotion sites to help you get more readers and sales.

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