Just finish your last sentence, type “The End,” and move on to your next story, right? If only it was that easy! Bringing a book to market involves research, editing, cover design, social media, and a lot of other non-writing skills.
One thing’s for sure: you will need all the support you can get to achieve your publishing goal—and we're here to help. Browse through our content and articles to get helpful tips and information that will guide you at every step of the self-publishing process.
Yogi Berra, one of baseball’s great Hall of Fame catchers, once said “You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.” While improvisation will always play a role in the writing process, a good idea of where you’re going with your story can help you stay focused and on track to complete your manuscript.
It may sound paradoxical, but the best way to beat writers block is to stop thinking about writing. That’s right, if you can’t fathom how to write your book, or can just no longer string two coherent sentences together, don’t agonize for hours trying to force yourself to come up with an idea or some poetic prose. Get up, walk away and do something else.
You may think that a booth and a couple of books are enough to make an impact at a literary event. But that’s not always the case. To make the most out of your experience, you need to think outside of the box. We list down 5 things you should do to maximize your stay at book fairs.