Storytellers Series: Inspiring Young Authors

Storytellers Series: Inspiring Young Authors

As we continue to celebrate our first decade in business, we want to shine a spotlight on the inspiring authors who brought us here. Today, we’re ceding the stage to some of the youngest FriesenPress authors who, by the act of pursuing their passions, motivate other young writers to do the same.

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10 Lessons Learned from a Decade in Self-Publishing

10 Lessons Learned from a Decade in Self-Publishing

As we embark upon our next decade in business, we consulted a number of our team members and asked them to share with us some lessons they’ve learned while working in self-publishing.

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The Book Proposal Template for Indie Writers

The Book Proposal Template for Indie Writers

A great book starts with a great book proposal. And yet book proposals are an under-used tool for self-publishing writers.

To help you put together a useful proposal for your book, we’ve created an easy-to-follow free template. Whether you’re in the idea phase or you’re almost finished your first draft, your proposal will be a helpful signpost throughout the writing and revision processes – and well into publishing.

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Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 2

Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 2

National Novel Writing Month at FriesenPress continues! As NaNoWriMo hits the halfway point, we sat down with our NaNo group to talk about the highs & lows of writing and – more importantly – cheer on and celebrate their progress!

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Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 1

Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 1

Join us in cheering on our intrepid group of National Novel Writing Month participants as they attempt to write a novel, from scratch, in just 30 days.

We caught up with our diverse group of NaNoWriMo veterans, sophomores, and newbies on November 1st for a Day 1 check-in.

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Nothing is Impossible: How Robert Adams – Navy SEAL, Doctor, and FriesenPress Author – sells books

Nothing is Impossible: How Robert Adams – Navy SEAL, Doctor, and FriesenPress Author – sells books

Robert Adams – Navy SEAL, doctor, and FriesenPress author – is always up for a new challenge. When it came time to publish Six Days of Impossible, Robert did what came naturally and dove headfirst into the world of book marketing.

With Six Days’ readership growing every month, we caught up with Robert to learn about the bookselling tips he has for other first-time authors.

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How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

Publishing a book as a stay-at-home-parent can feel intimidating, but it doesn't have to BE intimidating. Here’s how FriesenPress author Malgosia Krol balanced parenting and publishing her award-winning children’s book Quest-terrestrials Vol 1.

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3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

Summertime means slowing it down. Here’s how being mindful about a slower pace can help you engage your senses for productive (and exciting) writing sessions.

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