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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The Subtle Magic of Landscape Format Books

The Subtle Magic of Landscape Format Books

Landscape format books tend to have a certain magic about them.

Author, illustrator, and FriesenPress Publishing Specialist Astra Crompton explores three powerful subtleties of landscape books and how they benefit authors (and delight readers).

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How to Use Your Story Engine to Drive Your Writing

How to Use Your Story Engine to Drive Your Writing

Writing is driven by heat, a burning need to say and express. But the sight of a blank page can quickly cool us down.

Rev up your writing by finding and tapping into your story engine!

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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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Is Writer's Block Real?

Is Writer's Block Real?

Let’s change the way we think and speak about writer’s block. Here are 8 top tips on how to write when the writing gets tough!

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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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No Chores Allowed

No Chores Allowed

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

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7 Ways to Keep Fresh & Write Your Best

7 Ways to Keep Fresh & Write Your Best

Writers need to keep fit and fresh to work effectively, but sitting at a computer for long hours can produce the opposite effect, hampering both body and mind. Here are some practical tips on how you can sustain your physical and mental well-being throughout the writing day.

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