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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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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Radio Works: The Overlooked Power of Author Radio Interviews

Radio Works: The Overlooked Power of Author Radio Interviews

Authors spend so much time and effort building social media buzz, creating a slick website, attending readings, and other book marketing ventures. But there’s another effective strategy that rarely gets talked about: radio!

Here’s why radio interviews sell books, and a guide for how you can hop on the airwaves yourself.

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5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

Having helped authors sell over 7 million copies, David Chilton knows what it takes to make a great book.

Here are five of David's most impactful insights for writers and authors, gathered from his 30+ years in the book business. Enjoy!

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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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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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