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How to Break into the Publishing Industry without Any Experience

How to Break into the Publishing Industry without Any Experience

In the current climate, it can seem like jobs are scarce and opportunities are few and far between, even for […]

Will 2021 Be the Year You Write a Book?

Will 2021 Be the Year You Write a Book

New Year, new you … new book?   It’s that time when lots of us set New Year’s Resolutions or goals […]

What 2020 Made Me Realise about Life and Business

What 2020 Made Me Realise about Life and Business

While most people will be happy to see the back of 2020, there’s no denying that it forced many people […]

What Is Vanity Publishing? A cautionary Christmas tale for aspiring authors

What Is Vanity Publishing? A cautionary Christmas tale for aspiring authors

All you want for Christmas is… to be an author. Yes, what you really want isn’t socks or smellies but […]

Why Authors Self-Publish and How Much It Really Costs

Twenty years ago, if you wanted to publish a book and have people actually read it, you needed a publisher […]

Why Authors Want a Publisher and Why It’s So Hard to Get One

With the explosion of self-publishing over the last decade or so—and with its benefits of speed, ease, and accessibility—you might […]

Exclusive Author Interview: People Skills for Analytical Thinkers

We’re delighted that one of our authors, Gilbert Eijkelenboom, recently launched his debut self-published fiction book People Skills for Analytical […]

Self-help vs. Memoir: Your no-nonsense guide to choosing the right genre for your inspirational book

One of the most common reasons for writing a nonfiction book is “I want to help people change their life”. For many […]

DIY or Hire Professionals? Your guide to self-publishing a book

Since the rise of self-publishing as an alternative to traditional publishers, millions of authors have been able to release their […]

Exclusive Interview with Laide Abel, Author of “People As Assets”

Hi Laide! Congratulations on self-publishing your debut book People As Assets: Building High Performance Organizations. What’s it all about? It […]

So, You Want to Write a Nonfiction Book, But Why?

So, you want to write a nonfiction book. Maybe a business book, a how-to book, a self-help book, or a […]

NaNoWriMo: Write a whole nonfiction book in November

Traditionally, NaNoWriMo stands for “National Novel Writing Month”, and it takes place every November. The online writing race started back […]

Eight “Lessons in Stoicism”: How to be a better human

Lately, the Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy of Stoicism has become surprisingly popular. In our world of excess, of always […]

10 Self-Help Clichés to Avoid in Your Writing

Whether you’re writing a self-help book, a personal development blog, or even an inspirational podcast script, your primary goal is […]

Why Nonfiction Needs to Have a Narrative

Guest post: By Shazeen Iqbal, The Writer Vending Machine A nonfiction book is a unique journey where the author communicates factual […]

Physical Books vs. e-books: which are more popular?

The first Kindle appeared on our shelves in 2007—and since then, the debate has raged: which format is more popular, […]

Exclusive Interview: Samba Lékouye, Author of “Everythink: Wisdom 4 Freedom”

Hi Samba, it’s great to catch up with you! A few years ago, you published your first book Everythink and […]

3 Simple Steps to Start Writing a Nonfiction Book

If you want to write a nonfiction book, the first question that probably comes to mind is: where do I start? As […]