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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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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3 Steps to Uncovering Your Simple Truths

3 Steps to Uncovering Your Simple Truths

The lyrics and music of Lou Reed can teach us valuable lessons about the power of simplicity and honesty in writing.

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No Chores Allowed

No Chores Allowed

5 ways to transform your writing practice from drudge to delight.

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6 Qualities You Need to be a Successful Author

6 Qualities You Need to be a Successful Author

Most people think they could write a novel, but few actually do. Still, there are thousands of people who do complete one or twenty books. What do they have that so many others do not? As it turns out, there are several qualities that separate actual productive writers from those who merely have great intentions.

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6 Ways to Expand Your Vocabulary

6 Ways to Expand Your Vocabulary

Do you struggle to find the right words? If so, you’re not alone - many people understand more than they can express. Instead of letting frustration build, take action by learning new words as often as possible. Here are 6 of our favorite ways to expand your vocabulary!

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5 Top Tips for Finishing Your Book

5 Top Tips for Finishing Your Book

Completing a manuscript is one of the most exhilarating moments in a writer’s life, and getting to that moment is also one of the greatest challenges. To help make sure you cross that finish line and have a working manuscript, here are our five top tips.

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Writing Prompts: Dive Write In

Writing Prompts: Dive Write In

They can be a word, a sentence, an image or an idea. Writing prompts are a great way to get you writing, even if you don’t have a book you’re working on. But more than that, they offer many skill-building benefits that can help any writer to grow and improve. Here are just a few of the things writing prompts can do for you.

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