Free Publishing: How Does It Work?

How does free publishing with Notion Press work? Notion Press allows you to set up your book within 30 minutes by uploading and editing your details before you hit publish. The information you enter into the detail page will help in creating your book. You can choose to publish your book in paperback format and make exclusive choices for your book size, format, and cover design! This is perhaps the easiest ...

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Guide to Editing a Nonfiction Book

“The writer who breeds more words than he needs is making a chore for the reader who reads.” Dr Seuss   Nonfiction usually begins with an epic idea that flows unimpeded from your mind. You write pages and pages, pouring your mind and heart into a story you want to share with the world. Before you know it, you have a book that maps out your experiences into a sublime text!    But, apart ...

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Publish for Free with Notion Press

What is the Notion Press Free Publishing Platform?   This publishing platform allows you to publish your book as a paperback for free! We give you complete creative control over your book. With the help of our tools, you can design your book cover and interior too! Along with this, you earn 70% royalties on the sale of your book.    Once printed, your book will be available worldwide on all leading e-commerce platforms ...

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How To: Editing your Book for Publishing

Here’s the good news - once you have your first draft in front of you, the hardest part about writing is over. The joy of completing your manuscript is truly unparalleled. But the moment you sit back and sigh in relief, you realise there is another mountain to climb in the process of writing a book - editing.   Editing is perhaps the most vital step to ensure your book is going ...

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Guide to Writing and Publishing a Non-fiction Book

Most writers agree that writing a non-fiction book is easier than writing a fiction book. While fiction writers often draw inspiration from their imagination, non-fiction writers focus on real-life stories and facts that make for highly inspiring and motivating stories. When you pick a personal and interesting topic, the writing process is an absolute delight!   Not sure how to start writing your non-fiction book? Here are a few popular types of non-fiction ...

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Beginners Guide to Write and Publish a Short Story

I understand why Murakami chose to compare the writing of a short story with planting a garden. A short story reads like a breezy walk in the garden. Every word is thoughtfully chosen; every character has great significance. While writing a short story,  if you don’t pay close attention to the blooming Chrysanthemums and fragrant Jasmines, is it going to be a memorable walk? But when you have about 5000 words ...

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Guide to Becoming Successful Instagram Poets

Instagram began as a convenient app that allows people to share memories in the form of photographs. Its square-grid format instantly became popular. It rapidly grew into a platform that combines photos, micro-blogging, and instant messaging. But, in recent years, Instagram poets have turned into social media megastars by using this platform to share free-format poetry. Names such as Rupi Kaur, Atticus, r.m. drake, Nayyirah Waheed, and Lang Leav come ...

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Guide to Publishing your Poetry Book

Many years ago, famous poets such as T.S Elliot and Wallace Stevens took on a bevy of odd jobs before they became legendary poets. Back in the 1900s opting for a career as a poet instantly made you the laughing stock of your group. As a result, it was impossible to earn your bread and butter by writing poetry. The idea of publishing your poetry book was rare. But, in ...

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Ultimate Guide to Publish a Fiction Book

Fiction books help you travel the world without moving an inch from your home. They propel the reader’s imagination and make for an ideal means of escapism! The power of fiction books creates unparalleled narratives.    Writing a story that you want to share with the world is not an easy task. It takes time and effort. Once you have penned a story that you are proud of, the next crucial step ...

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How Personal Branding Can Change Your Life & Career

Have you Googled yourself?  If yes, what pops up first?  Are you satisfied with the way you are perceived online? Does it align well and stay consistent with the information that you share across your social platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook? These search results have the potential to shape the first impression that people have of you. Be it a job interview or a date, the odds of someone looking you up online, with ...

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NP Recommends Week #30 – Build an Author Brand

Building an author brand is one of the most important steps in your journey to make your book a bestseller. How you package and present yourself to the audience is called branding, which is an essential component in marketing. You could be writing a Non-fiction book about finance or even a poetry book about love but you would still require an author brand to help you market your book.  So this ...

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NP Recommends Week #29 – Money Wise

Over the last 6 months, many of us have had to face terrible financial conditions. Your savings could have dwindled away or, you may have recently (or not-so-recently) lost a job. There are so many possible paths to arrive at that dreadful situation, but we can surely avoid it with proper planning and forethoughts. So this week on NP Recommends our editors have handpicked a few of our best Indie published ...

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NP Recommends Week #28 – From Wry to Righteous

Poetry may be an art, but there are many poets who combine technical skill, formal experimentation, and scholarly learning to their art. They are poets who write about life, sex, sadness, joy, and even food, with wry, real voices and personality that comes through every word. They are poets with something for everyone. So this week on NP Recommends our editors have handpicked a few of our best Indie published poetry ...

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NP Recommends Week #27 – The Art of Storytelling

What keeps you hooked to a good story? Is it the characters, the plot or the narrative style? We believe that a gripping story is created when you have a perfect blend of the three. So this week on NP Recommends our editors have handpicked a few of our Indie Published Authors who have mastered the art of story-telling. You can use our Read Instantly platform to begin reading these books ...

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NP Recommends Week #25 – ♀ in Poetry

Poetry has always been a doorway to a Myriad of Emotions which has provided a platform for a variety of voices that were previously unheard. There are countless volumes of poetry written by women who deserve our praise, so this week on NP Recommends our editors have handpicked some of our best Women Poets. You can use our Read Instantly platform to begin reading these books online even as your ...

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NP Recommends Week #24 – It’s Lit 🔥

Indian English Literature has come a long way from just a few English books releasing a year to thousands of new titles launching every year, giving readers a lot of options to choose from.    So this week on NP Recommends to make things easier for you, our editors have handpicked some of our best Indie Fiction books. You can use our Read Instantly platform to begin reading these books online even ...

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NP Recommends Week #23 – Marketing 101

Starting a business is exhilarating. If you run a startup you know it. No matter how much you plan, you still are going to face ups and downs. However, there is one element that is essential and will always be a constant concern. This would be your marketing. It is the key to your business’s growth—and how you’ll set yourself apart from your competition.    So this week in our segment NP ...

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NP Recommends Week #21 – Kitchen Essentials

Call it the effect of a lot of free time on hand or restaurants being shut, cooking and baking at home have been one of the many activities that people have resorted to amid the lockdown.    So this week in our segment NP Recommends, our editors have picked some of our best Cook Books to help you cook up a storm. You can use our Read Instantly platform to begin reading ...

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NP Recommends Week #18 – Art in Conversation

Hope you and your family have been keeping safe? Poetry and visual art have always worked well together in enhancing the reader’s experience, helping to develop engagement and understanding. Illustrations can help bridge the gaps and provide contexts for a reader.   So this week in our segment NP Recommends, our editors have picked the best-illustrated poetry books published by our Indie Authors. You can use our Read Instantly platform to begin ...

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