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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Weathering the Storm: How a 112-Year-Old Bookmaker Thrives in the Digital Age

Weathering the Storm: How a 112-Year-Old Bookmaker Thrives in the Digital Age

Rumours of the printed book’s death have been greatly exaggerated as the book industry continues to thrive in today’s digital age. To learn why, we spoke with two leaders at one of the organizations leading the way, Friesens—the premiere book manufacturer in Canada, and our parent company!

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Behind the Scenes at the FriesenPress Editing Department

Behind the Scenes at the FriesenPress Editing Department

Professional editing is arguably the single most impactful process an author experiences when publishing their book. That’s why we’re so hands-on and meticulous when matching our authors with the perfect editor for their project.

How do we do it? FriesenPress Editing & Illustrations Coordinator Amy De Nat gives you a peek behind the curtain.

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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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Need a Book Endorsement? The Advance Reader Copy is Your New Best Friend.

Need a Book Endorsement? The Advance Reader Copy is Your New Best Friend.

When your book hits the shelves, endorsements on the front and back covers add legitimacy and marketing cache. And endorsements start with the Advance Reader Copy (ARC).

Here’s everything you need to know about asking authors to endorse your book and how to spin your ARCs into book marketing gold!

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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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15 Tips for Awesome Author Readings

15 Tips for Awesome Author Readings

Author readings are a great place to build your readership and sell books – but they can also be daunting. Here are 15 practical tips that’ll calm your nerves and make your next reading a massive success!

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3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

As a writer, voice is everything. When you “find your voice,” you feel a whole lot more competent. How do you get there? Here are three critical voice-discovering rules to try.

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