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    How to write when you don’t Feel Like Writing

    How to write when you don’t Feel Like Writing

    “Just ten more minutes and I’ll definitely start writing, I swear!” said my writer-friend when I pushed him to complete his sixth chapter. I texted him thirty minutes later and he replied stating that his friends got him a ticket for a movie and that he was on the way. I wasn’t surprised as I’ve ...
    Struggles of a struggling Author

    Struggles of a struggling Author

    Writing is not a day job, that you can finish and get paid by the month end. It is a journey. From conceiving the idea to publishing the book, an author goes through a lot. If you are an author, struggling literally and figuratively, you will relate to some or all of this. This is ...

    The Watercooler

    Crazy Rituals of Famous Authors

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    Famous authors are not only famous for their bestselling novels, but also for their wit, knowledge, passion, and various other skills. One of such various other skills is having notoriously crazy writing rituals. From Victor Hugo to Dan Brown, many authors have crazy habits when it comes to writing. After all, masterpieces cannot be sculpted ...

    Promotions and Marketing

    How to Optimize your Book’s Metadata for better Sales

    How to Optimize your Book’s Metadata for better Sales

    Of late, we’ve all been creative to attract potential readers towards our book and get them to buy it. But, on this post, we’ll try to do something different – something more technical. Moving away from our social media strategies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, our blog, and the likes, we are going to work on ...

    Promotions and Marketing

    HOW TO RUN A GOODREADS GIVEAWAY

    HOW TO RUN A GOODREADS GIVEAWAY

    The Facebook for book lovers, ‘Goodreads’ is not just another social media platform. It is the most useful platform for authors where they can reach out to  prospective readers.  When it comes to book marketing, a giveaway works wonders. And Goodreads is filled with readers, and this is the perfect platform for you to market ...

    Promotions and Marketing

    How to Market your New Book Online

    How to Market your New Book Online 1

    All of us want our books to be read and be appreciated by everyone. It is any writer’s dream to be widely read and ensure that his/her books are made easily accessible. There is no doubt about the fact that quality content and suitable narration is the real hero of any book. However, the knack ...

    Writing and Editing

    The Guide to understanding and avoiding Plagiarism

    The Guide to understanding and avoiding Plagiarism 1

    Although this term was invented and used since the roman era, plagiarism seems to be a buzzword these days. From authors to artists, we see a lot of people tweeting and re-tweeting about plagiarism. One of the most recent plagiarism outrages was when the veteran reporter of The Washington Post, Lisa Rein, was accused and ...

    Writing and Editing

    9 Websites every writer should know about

    9 Websites every writer should know about

    A writer must always be open to learning new things, be informed about the latest in the industry and improving his or her skill set with respect to the art of writing. In the past, they had to rely on books and other mediums to do that. But the Internet, the savior of all, has ...

    Publishing and Distribution

    Know How to Format your Manuscript

    Know How to Format your Manuscript

    Recently, I happened to be part of an unofficial meet comprising of editors and typesetters. We meet frequently to discuss the hurdles editors, typesetters, and any personnel from the operations face and try to come out with solutions from all perspectives. This time, when we met, there were a lot of issues discussed but one ...
    How to Self Publish a Book in India

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    Writing a book is not an easy task. It involves one thing: Work. A lot of work goes behind writing a book, but that is just writing. Publishing & Distributing the book that you wrote is even harder. Finding a publisher, convincing them to publish your book, and if you are lucky your book gets ...