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FAQs about Self-Publishing Book Titles

KindlepreneurChoosing the right title for your self-published book is difficult. It’s been proven that your choice of title can have a significant impact on sales.

It’s worrying to think that after all the hours crafting your work it might still sink – all because of a few words on the cover!…

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How Dyslexics Can Benefit from Using Ebook Readers

dyslexiaWhen you hear the word dyslexia, the first thought that comes to your mind may be some type of inversion such as reading backwards.

However, dyslexia is more than just that. Dyslexia is a disorder that refers to people with normal intelligence levels who have trouble reading.…

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The Adventure of Writing a Memoir – When All Balls Drop

When you see the word ‘adventure,’ you probably think of action, travel, and the outdoors. You don’t naturally think of writing. However, I beg to defer. 

I define adventure as something new, challenging, and perhaps frightening. In almost all cases, it’s all consuming.

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Spec Fic Writer Searches For Utopia

For all the weirdnesses in my book of linked stories New Sun Rising—e-beasts who rule the world from within Networld, witchcraft, ghosts, and a human warehouse—I couldn’t have written the stories without knowing three New York lakes: Otisco, Skaneateles, and Chautauqua.…

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3 Pitfalls to Avoid While Writing a Book

three pitfalls graphicThe beginning stages of writing and self-publishing your first e-book can be a very exciting experience.  You daydream about being on Amazon’s best seller list or sitting next to Oprah while discussing the intricacies of your book to an audience filled with your admirers. …

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How to Plan and Organize a Book

organizeWriting a book can be a time consuming process. In order to write a book as efficiently as possible, authors should begin by organizing and planning their ideas. Starting to write a book without a solid plan is an invitation to failure and wasted effort.…

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