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Doing Your Own Book Printing? SPAWN is a Great Resource!

Nowadays more and more writers are leaning toward self-publishing to get their work in print. Not only is it faster than traditional publishing but it allows the writer more control over how their work is printed, marketed, and distributed. If you are one such self-publisher, you won’t find a more valuable resource than the Small Publishers, Artists, and Writer’s Network (SPAWN).



SPAWN is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, information, resources and a… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on November 25, 2010 at 4:14pm — No Comments

How To Get An ISBN

Many writers spend weeks, months, and even years crafting what they hope will be the next book to captivate the world. Because of this, waiting to see your work in print can be depressing. It is for this reason that so many writers are choosing to self-publish. Through professional printing companies, your work can be on the shelf in a matter of weeks.



One of the most important things any self-publisher can do for themselves, however, is get an ISBN for…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on November 12, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Editing Fiction: Tips For Self-Publishing Authors

The rough draft of a story comes easily for many writers. When it comes to editing fiction to make it smooth and enjoyable, however, many are at a loss, but this step is easier than most authors think. In fact, a few simple steps can create a world of change in your work. Follow these tips for polishing your novel:

  • Use appropriate and frequent paragraph breaks. This gives the reader a break throughout the material.
  • Use only one name for a character. It…
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Added by Roger Wildermuth on October 30, 2010 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Marketing Your Self-published Book - Ideas To Get You Started

At last, you’ve finished writing your book. With a relieved sigh you sit back and dream about the piles of money that are going to flow through your door. Before you get too far, however, don’t forget the next important step: marketing your self-published book. It’s that magical process that changes your work from a manuscript decorating your shelf to a book that builds a career.

Here are a few ideas to help get your book into the hands of…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on October 19, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Sell Your Book - It's Easy To Make An Author's Web Site

When the typical writer is begins his or her career, all focus is on the story. In most ways, this is appropriate because, after all, if a novel isn’t well-written it has no chance of success. However, another important factor is the ability to promote that book and get it into the hands of readers so you can sell your book.

One of the most invaluable tools an author can use is a Web site that allows the readers the option of purchasing directly from the author. For…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on September 29, 2010 at 7:47pm — No Comments

A Book Printer's Tips: Create A Great Book Title

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but many people do. Even more important than the cover, however, is a book’s title. A weak title may mean your work will be overlooked in the book store but a strong one will grip the imagination of prospective readers, not to mention that a memorable title comes easier to the lips. The more a person can hear and remember your book’s title, the more likely you are to increase your readership.



To create a book title… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on September 21, 2010 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Book Printing and Writing Tips: Writing Dialogue

Every good writer knows that dialogue is one of the key elements of any book. If it’s not conducted properly, dialogue can make the writing seem immature or unrealistic. It can even stop the story dead in its tracks. Good dialogue, on the other hand, draws the reader into the world the author has created. It serves to move the story along, provides valuable information to the reader, and brings the characters to life. However, even the best writers can have difficulty with this component of… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on August 20, 2010 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Ergonomics Part Two - Stay Pain-Free (A Book Printer's Tips)

Long before a self-publishing author can even think about sending their manuscript off to the book printer's, they will be investing hours upon hours in front of a computer or typewriter. The writing process can take its toll on an author because, in order to get any amount of work done, a writer is required to work in the same position for hours at a time. As a result they are subject to a real possibility of repetitive strain injuries. Fortunately the study of ergonomics has… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on August 7, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments

Writing Your Book: Fictional Character Development

One of the most common goals people have in this country is to write the “Great American Novel”. Of course, most writers don’t simply sit down and start writing when the ultimate goal is a novel-length work. Many aspects of the book need to be planned out beforehand, including the plot and characters of the story. Compelling characters bring the story to life and, in many cases, can make or break it. Fictional character development is… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on July 18, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Self-publishing Tips - Writing an Acknowledgement Page

There’s no doubt that a lot of time and effort goes into writing a book, whether self-publishing or going through an agent or a traditional publisher. An author is, of course, the heart and soul of their work, but it would be very difficult for them to complete such a time-consuming project without, at least, a little help. Family members, significant others, and even complete strangers can play a major role in making a piece of work come to fruition. The acknowledgement page… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on June 30, 2010 at 5:54am — No Comments

Author Ergonomics - A Book Printer's Tips To Keep You Pain-Free

At some point, most writers have experienced some form of pain or cramping while honing their craft. A stiff hand and an ache through the wrist is often associated with writer’s cramp. Contrary to popular belief, however, writer’s cramp is not an overuse syndrome. Instead, it is a problem of lost coordination and control of movement arising in the basal ganglia of the brain. Specific, fine motor skills, such as writing and typing create localized, sustained muscle contractions that cause… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on June 18, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Tips To Help You Copyright Your Book

In the United States, most creative works produced privately and originally after April 1, 1989 are copyrighted and protected whether they have a notice or not. Publication or registration with the U.S. Copyright office is not required for a copyright to exist. Your book copyright and your ownership of this right occur as you create it. Your creative work must exist in a tangible form - such as on paper or a computer disk. Major advantages to registration include the… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on May 31, 2010 at 10:48am — No Comments

Book Printing Tips - Setting Up An Author's Website

You have written your novel and are eagerly awaiting the completion of the book printing so you can see your dream come to life. Time to sit back and relax, right? Wrong! Book printing is only the first step in selling your self-published book - you need to market it, too. Like any other product, you will sell more books if more people are aware of its existence. In today’s internet-based world, having a professional-looking author’s… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on May 15, 2010 at 10:57am — No Comments

Factors to Consider When Printing Your Book

Many people across the country have dreamed about writing the next great American novel. Most of us think that writing the novel is the hardest part, but one should never underestimate the steps that have to occur once the final page is typed or the decisions that have to be made to get the book on the shelf.

The details and decisions that go into printing your book, for example, are something many writers don’t think about. However, even for something that seems so simple, a…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on April 29, 2010 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Sell Your Own Book Through Amazon

In today’s publishing world, the highest-selling book often becomes the shining gem of book distributors and wholesalers everywhere. With all the attention focused on the latest favorite, self-published authors can find their books at the bottom of wholesaler’s priority list, making it even harder for them to get sales. Remember, however, that those best-selling stories had to get their start somewhere and, in many cases, Amazon.com has been at the forefront of helping you sell your own… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on March 30, 2010 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Marketing Your Self-Published Book? Try Amazon Advantage!

For a self-published author, marketing your self-published book can seem like a daunting task. Writing is what you know best and the stream of media contacts and advertising tools needed to get your book out into the world often appears to be an endless trail leading into the fearsome unknown.

The good news is that one of the largest wholesale Web sites in the world is doing everything they can to make marketing your self-published book easier for…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on March 10, 2010 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Tips To Help You Get Your Book Into Bookstores

One of the most difficult things about self-publishing a book is getting the sales volume to achieve meaningful success. Of course in today’s digital world, many authors are utilizing bookseller websites such as Amazon.com as well as their own website to promote and sell their book. However traditional bookstores remain one of the primary ways to get your book sold. Following are some of the steps needed to get your book into bookstores:

  • To be sold…
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Added by Roger Wildermuth on February 25, 2010 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Effectively Marketing Your Self-published Book

When you are self publishing a book, be it a memoir, a novel, or "how-to" manual, you need to put together an effective plan for marketing your self-published book. You should make sure to cover a variety of angles so you can get your book out to the greatest number of potential customers. The three most effective areas for marketing a book are in online sales, local book stores, and independent book sellers. Did you know that you can even list your book with Amazon and Barnes… Continue

Added by Roger Wildermuth on February 11, 2010 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Overcoming Writer's Block - Get Your Story Out Of Your Head And Off To The Book Printers!

At one point or another every writer has experienced writer’s block in some form. When this happens many people simply stop writing, thinking it’s best to start up again once the ideas are flowing more freely. Not only is this not a good practice, it’s a surefire to way to decrease your productivity as a writer. We've listed some of the ways many people overcome this problem and increase their writing productivity.

To help with overcoming writer's block:…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on January 26, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Self-Publishing and Book Printng Resource for Authors - The IPBA

So you have finished that book you’ve been working so hard on for so long. Ready to launch your story out there for the world, you begin researching for self-publishing and book printing resources who can print your book in record time. For many people this might seem like the most important step in the publishing process. However, anyone who’s gone through the motions of selling a book will tell you this is just the beginning of making your book a true success.

In…

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Added by Roger Wildermuth on January 15, 2010 at 7:57am — No Comments

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Purpose of Skilled Packers in addition to Movers inside Office in addition to Industrial Separation

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on March 8, 2014 at 1:55am 0 Comments

Shifting company or industrial goods is quite a bit more intricate task from shipping connected with household stuff. It contains many stressful and intricate jobs that lead wonderful stress over the people. These kinds of relocations consist of handling connected with machines in addition to tools, bulky and large furniture, equipments, electronic goods many other such forms of stuffs. For most people it seriously isn't possible to deal with shipping each one of these stuffs with no…

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Moving Home? Get Professional Help to Make it Easy

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on March 6, 2014 at 6:11am 0 Comments

Moving home? Have you lots of belongings to be packed and shifted? Yes then the process of home shifting can be very daunting and stressful event of your life. There are lots of issues apart from tedious tasks such as packing, loading, transporting, unloading, unpacking and rearranging of items. So what can be done best for making home shifting easy and simple? In my point of view you should get professional help so that you can simplify the process and make it easy and simple. If you truly…

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Moving Home? Get Professional Help to Make it Easy

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on March 6, 2014 at 6:11am 0 Comments

Moving home? Have you lots of belongings to be packed and shifted? Yes then the process of home shifting can be very daunting and stressful event of your life. There are lots of issues apart from tedious tasks such as packing, loading, transporting, unloading, unpacking and rearranging of items. So what can be done best for making home shifting easy and simple? In my point of view you should get professional help so that you can simplify the process and make it easy and simple. If you truly…

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Moving from one State to another easily

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on March 5, 2014 at 2:12am 0 Comments

If that you are moving with a new talk about, there's a whole lot which needs to be done. In these cases, it really is good to experience a moving checklist to make sure you possess made every one of the necessary arrangements to your departure. Relocating with a new state is a big stage, so you must preferably start your preparations 2-3 months ahead of time. The explanation being--along using moving, you have to wrap issues up in your current place of residence also. A checklist will let…

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Techniques for Moving Large Furniture Correctly

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on March 5, 2014 at 2:12am 0 Comments

Looking for a lot of tips pertaining to moving pieces of furniture safely? Scroll down to learn about ways to prevent problems for the furniture and get away from injuries on the body even though moving hefty furniture.

 

If you're moving in to a new condominium, the process of moving and supplying heavy pieces of furniture items is perhaps quite demanding. Even in case you have sought professional help, you must make sure that the household items are usually handled while…

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Tips for Packing as well as Moving

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on February 26, 2014 at 12:24am 0 Comments

When one is moving into a new household, the likelihood of breaking as well as damaging a thing are excessive. While a lot of may believe that this is the chance that can be taken, we say who's isn't. However, if 1 knows the tips about how to pack as well as move correctly, then there might be no place for mishaps. There are usually professional movers who will help you to shift, packing every thing away carefully to be able to avoid any damage. However, not many companies will make an…

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Methods for Moving along with Relocating

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on February 26, 2014 at 12:24am 0 Comments

Moving derived from one of house to a different, or a single city to a different could be a very stress filled task by itself. To ensure that everything may be packed effectively, and that it reaches safely inside same condition to another location place, also to then abide by the rest of the moving list, is rather taxing. Though you might have hired packers along with movers for the exact purpose, you will quickly realize yourself continually stressing about whether or not they are handling…

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The Responsibility of Moving Firm

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on February 22, 2014 at 4:41am 0 Comments

Going in one spot for a yet another can be a challenging and also demanding period. As soon as transferring ones house or office you should encounter quite a few undesirable tiresome and also busy difficulties. There are plenty involving items that ought to be accomplished along the way associated with relocating or maybe switching; for example, taking connected with merchandise, filling, transferring, unloading, unpacking, for example. Most of these chores are tedious and also allow you to…

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Packing and Relocating Services - A Requirement Nowadays

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on February 22, 2014 at 4:41am 0 Comments

The corporation connected with Packers along with Relocating Solutions inside Delhi supply a wonderful encounter to everyone it is buyers. The explanation for the superb providers offered by these people is actually which they place their particular core into your entire shifting encounter. These people address each and every relocating encounter seeing that his or her for that reason many people placed added work inside the separation proceed.

 

That they be aware that each of…

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Have Your Packing and Shifting Much Easier

Posted by Sanjeev Saxena on February 22, 2014 at 4:40am 0 Comments

Going house just one destination for a a different could be fascinating. Once we take into account with regards to brand-new natural environment of our own completely new residence, brand-new areas, for example most of us experience delight although many of us matter about how precisely to help adjust in order to brand new spot this offers you excess tension. And so, it's rather a really difficult job to maneuver our own residence just one desired destination to an alternative. It might be…

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