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Why publishing a book requires partnership

As a self-publisher, you may think that partnership is going to be the one element you will miss by producing your own book. But that is not the case. The opportunities for...
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Do mistakes matter in a book?

Do mistakes matter in a book? It is a question I often see being asked by self-publishing authors who are reluctant to spend a lot of money on editorial support. The simple...
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Surviving the book production process

The book production process is definitely a challenging part of getting your book published. There are four distinct phases to the publication process: conceptualizing and...
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The Publishing Process – Editing

The publishing process can be confusing and difficult to navigate. When I first started working in publishing, it took me a while for me to totally understand the process, so...
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Which is the hardest part of writing a book?

Opinion varies as to what the hardest part of writing a book might be. Is it the process of coming up with an idea, choosing a title, creating a marketing plan, executing a...
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Speak your way to a book

There is more than one way to speak your way to a book: create a range of audios, do a series of speaking engagements, or simply dictating your book and getting it...
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The final stage in getting your book done

The final stage in getting your book done is often the hardest because it involves a technical process that can be difficult to understand, and because it can involve working...
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Choose the best format for your book

When you write a book, there is a lot to consider and one of the most important decisions you have to make is choosing the best format for your book. You may wonder why format...
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How to handle a revised deadline

Deadlines can change in the blink of an eye. When I worked at BBC Books, deadlines changed all the time as television transmission dates altered.
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Why You Need to Create a Book Project Plan

When you are clear about you purpose in publishing a book, you need to get started making a plan. This is the second Key to Publishing Success and it’s a very big key! As the...