Reader-Centered Writing: Inferences About One’s Audience Through Theory of Mind

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The concept of being aware of another person’s thoughts and knowledge is often taken for granted; yet, without this concept society likely would not function. Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used in psychology to mean taking…

Should Authors Publish Audiobooks

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Sales of audiobooks are booming. With global sales at $3.5 billion in 2020 alone, many authors are wondering if they should jump on the audiobook bandwagon. But creating an audiobook takes time and patience, so is it really…

5 Myths About Self-Publishing Debunked

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More authors are choosing to self-publish than ever before, with the number of self-published titles increasing by 40% in 2018 alone. The truth is that self-publishing offers a level of control and creative freedom that traditional publishing fails…

How To Write a Press Release for a Book

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Back in the day, when the internet wasn’t around, a press release was used to inform the media about important announcements. Today, the purpose is a little different — online and offline publications can pick up your story…

How To Self-Publish Your Book With Ingramspark

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After you’ve written a book, got it edited, typeset, and got a cover designed, it’s time to self-publish your book. Ingramspark is the largest distributor in the world and offers print-on-demand distribution for self-publishers. This article will walk…

How To Write a Biography

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Writing biographies is a passion shared by some incredible writers. If you have decided that your next book will be a biography, you’re in good company. Some of the most famous biographers are Plutarch, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Thomas…

Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style

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The biggest challenge for first-time authors is citing sources. Sometimes, it seems as though compiling sources and citing them took longer than the writing. The main source of style guidance when citing sources is the Chicago Manual of…

Importance of Book Reviews (And How To Get Them)

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In the world of self-publishing, there is nothing more important than marketing. That’s where the importance of book reviews come in. Book reviews inspire confidence in readers. A book listed on Amazon without a single review probably won’t…

How To Use Prepositions Correctly

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What are prepositions? Well, they’re a group of words that are among the smallest in the English language yet play a vital role in conveying essential information to the reader as part of sentences. Take a look at…

How To Get Your Book Published by Harpercollins

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Kaye Jones is an author who has four titles traditionally published by HarperCollins and Pen & Sword, along with three titles that are self-published on Amazon. In this article, she shares her insights on how to get your…