AUTHORPRENEUR

Chris Allen, author of the Intrepid Series

A New Intrepid Adventure: From Self-Publishing to Straddling the Traditional Publishing Divide

After a decade-plus of hard slog, embroiled in the definitive ‘love and hate relationship’ penning his first action thriller novel, along with … [Read More...]

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MARKETING

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(Radio) Talk is Cheap

The day he typed “The End” on his 111,000 word novel, a first-time author friend of ours called to ask me what he said was a really, really important … [Read More...]

Amazon and Goodreads

5 Reasons why Amazon’s acquisition of Goodreads is a match made in heaven for Author Discovery and Book Marketing

I enjoy taking the contrary point of view whenever possible. When everyone is running to the right, I invariably have to go left. It is with this … [Read More...]

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DESIGN

Feminine Transitions by Alyscia Cunningham

Book Cover Makeovers

Are you happy with your cover design? Do you think it promotes your book well and, more importantly, is it helping you to make sales? These authors … [Read More...]

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INFOGRAPHIC

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Top 100 Book Related Blogs To Follow In 2013 [Infographic]

  An infographic by the team at Coupon Audit.

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AUTHORITY

Ludwina Dautovic

It’s That Easy!

I’m now a published author! Whoot whoot! I’m so excited. It’s been a dream of mine for more than 20 years. I finally bit the bullet, decided how I … [Read More...]

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WRITING

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Why Write?

One of the most fashionable things these days is to write a book. How hard is it to throw a few pages of text together include a cover upload on a … [Read More...]

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EDITING

Author and Editor Candice Lemon-Scott

The Editor: Working Behind the Scenes

Editing in Today’s Publishing Climate In the changing landscape of publishing, handing your baby over to an editor before it enters the world is … [Read More...]

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ILLUSTRATION

Maria Dismondy

Sourcing an Illustrator …the easy way

I have been in the publishing industry since 2008. After a number of experiences, I have found my diamond in the rough, an agent that represents … [Read More...]

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AUTHOR JOURNEY

Wai Chim

My First Publishing Experience

When I first moved to Sydney, Australia in 2006, I knew that I wanted to become a writer. I’m quite an analytical person and when I decide on things, … [Read More...]

Little by Little

Change is for sharing as 6-year-old pens storybook for financial literacy

6-year-old Adeline Tong released her self-published picture book Little by Little, written based on her time at creative learning centre Kids at … [Read More...]

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PUBLISHING

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Why I’m All in with KDP Select

Before we get into why I’m all in with KDP Select, first let’s cover the basics. Amazon announced the Kindle Direct Publishing Select Program back … [Read More...]

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FINANCE

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Media Cents and Sensibility – The Tax Man Cometh. . . and Taketh Away

The good news is that the investments of time and energy you have poured into your writing career are finally starting to pay off. Literally. Whether … [Read More...]

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FEATURED APP

UX Write for iPhone and iPad

UX Write App

Is this the word processing app we've been waiting for? Finally a top notch app designed for writers - it enables you to work the way you want … [Read More...]

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AUTHOR SPACES

Christina Hamlett and Lucy - take your dog to work

I Write. . . Christina Hamlett

When guests come to our home for dinner, there are two rooms to which they always gravitate – the kitchen (where my gourmet chef husband works his … [Read More...]

Nicky Johnston - photo by Amber Gardener of Naturalight Photography

I Write . . . Nicky Johnston

For years a pokey corner of a room on a congested antique desk with a very dated, slow modem computer was the environment that proved to be perfect … [Read More...]

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AUTHOR PLATFORM

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Whose bookshelf do you want your book sitting on?

I once read an online comment from an author who wrote: “perhaps with a little luck, one of my books will get published by a traditional publisher, or … [Read More...]

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SPECIAL OFFER

Self Publish Weekend Udemy Course Discount for Authorpreneur Readers

Special Offer on Self Publish Weekend Course

The Self Publish Weekend is an online course that will teach you in one weekend, how to self publish a book. This course is for you if have an idea … [Read More...]

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Authorpreneur Magazine Facebook Author Page Promo Event

Facebook Author Page Event

Over the Easter weekend we are running a Facebook Author Page Promo Event. Simply go to our Facebook … [Read More...]

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