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Two Powerful Questions to Kickstart Your Book Writing Project

Keen to write a book but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you’ve already started to write but ended up side-tracked and confused? Here are two powerful questions to kickstart your book writing project and get you on track quickly and easily.

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Making Time to Write – plus 7 things to do when words don’t flow

Aspiring authors often tell me that the biggest hurdle they have to overcome is making time to write. Here are 3 things to consider and 7 things to do when your words won’t flow.

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Why a Book Coach May Be a Good Fit for You

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Printing with Different Cover Options

You want a beautiful embellished cover for your book, and you also want the great print price and distribution that come with Print on Demand printing. To get the best of both worlds, we can use a combination of printers and get some great results for you. Read how…

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Why You Should Add a Contents Page As You Write  

The Contents Page is often undervalued as a place to connect with your reader, however, it is definitely worth creating a Contents Page during writing for a few reasons.

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How to Review Edits in ‘Track Changes’ From Your Editor

One of the wonderful things about self publishing is that you are in control of the process. And that includes editing. When your manuscript arrives back from your editor covered in Track Changes marks – and you’ve recovered from the delight/shock/overwhelm of all the changes and suggestions – the next step is to review the changes and work out what you want to keep. This brief guide will help you work through those changes step by step.

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How to Include Famous Quotes in Your Book

Putting quotes from famous people in your book or on your website is a wonderful way to capture the feel of your writing in a few words and set the tone for what is to come. Learn when to quote and how to do it well.

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Should I Print in Premium Colour?

When printing (we print with IngramSpark, however this applies to most printers), many authors are unsure whether to use Standard CMYK colour or pay extra for the Premium colour printing option.

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Printing Reviews and Testimonials in Your Non-fiction Book

You’ll often see book reviews on the front page of a book or even on the cover. This is great ‘social proof’ that your book is worth a read – it’s much more powerful for others to say your work is good than it is for you to say it yourself. But how do those reviews get there before the book is even published? Our latest blog shows you exactly how to do it…

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