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How to Prepare for a Public Appearance or Reading

June 18th, 2014

So, now you’ve written your book it’s time to move on to promoting it. After all, it’s no good having a book published if no one knows about it! It used to be that the promotional work was your publisher’s responsibility, but more and more authors are now choosing to get involved with the marketing side of things – particularly now that self-publishing is becoming more popular.

Some authors might make public appearances to talk about their book or do a short reading in person. This is a great way to stir up some excitement about your book, as people always like to meet local celebrities!

There are a few things you might want to consider when you are promoting your book: Read the rest of this entry »




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Proofreading – The Importance of Being Accurate

April 30th, 2014

Most writers would agree that proofreading is the least exciting part of writing, whether it’s a novel, short story, article or poem. The problem is that all written work needs to be proofread before it can be sent off to a publisher. Even if you think your English is perfect and you have a real eye for the small details, it’s vital that you always remember to give your work a read through before sending it anywhere – that missing apostrophe could be the difference between a sale and a rejection! Read the rest of this entry »




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