The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 2

The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 2

In the second of this two-part piece, we finish mapping out three different stages of editing, plotting a route that will guide you safely to your dream destination: a published author whose book is ready to take on the literary marketplace!

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The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 1

The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 1

Editing is a journey, and one you dare not take alone. In this two-part piece, we map out three different stages of editing, plotting a route that will guide you safely to your dream destination: a published author whose book is ready to take on the literary marketplace!

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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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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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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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5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

There are many ways to 'get it done', but the best way to write your book is to love doing it. What's not to love about summer?

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Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

With a little effort and the right mindset, you can make a writing mentor out of someone you’ve never met. All you need is an eye for work that speaks to you and a willingness to get lost in a writer’s world.

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