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6 Signs That It’s Time To Get A Literary Agent For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

6 Signs That It’s Time To Get A Literary Agent For Your Self-Published Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-published authors must act as their own CEOs, and for some writers, success in self-publishing can become overwhelming. Self-Publishing Relief knows that indie writers enjoy being in control of their own destiny. But could a literary agent benefit your career plans? Self-Published Writers: Signs You’re In A Good Position To Seek A Partnership With A Literary Agent… Continue Reading

5 Ways Indie Authors Can Make The Most Of A Writing Conference | Self-Publishing Relief

5 Ways Indie Authors Can Make The Most Of A Writing Conference | Self-Publishing Relief

  Before self-publishing became a legitimate, viable option, aspiring authors had only one choice: land a literary agent—a daunting task, since an agent could possibly receive up to 20,000 query letters a year. So many authors turned to writing conferences as a stepping stone toward meeting an agent and becoming traditionally published. Today, writing conferences… Continue Reading

The Best Self-Publishing Conferences of 2017 | Self-Publishing Relief

The Best Self-Publishing Conferences of 2017 | Self-Publishing Relief

Navigating the self-publishing industry may leave you feeling like an explorer lost in uncharted territory. Where should you start, and in which direction should you go? Whom should you ask—and trust—for help? What pitfalls should you avoid? The Internet can provide you with plenty of leads, but be careful: You might run across more hype than… Continue Reading

Guide To The Stages Of Production For A Self-Published Book

Guide To The Stages Of Production For A Self-Published Book

Self-publishing has revolutionized the publishing industry. More and more writers, after unsuccessfully trying to break into traditional publishing, are turning to the bold new indie world—and some are even making self-publishing their first choice! That means authors have to make hundreds of decisions about cover design, digital or print, keywords, categories, vendors, as well as… Continue Reading

Writers Beware: Self-Publishing Nightmares To Avoid

Writers Beware: Self-Publishing Nightmares To Avoid

Maybe you’ve spent months trying to get a literary agent’s attention, without success (don’t feel bad—it’s a difficult task!). Or maybe you’ve decided to skip the agent, maintain creative control, and get your book published ASAP. Either way—you’ve decided you’re ready to self-publish. Self-publishing no longer suffers from the scary stigma of being called “second… Continue Reading

Bragging Tips for Self-Published Authors

Bragging Tips for Self-Published Authors

Successfully self-publishing your book is no simple feat. You spend months (maybe years) crafting the perfect story. Then comes proofing, editing, formatting, book cover choices, ISBN decisions, and much more. You’ll probably drink way too much coffee and lose too much sleep before you finally have a finished book you’re proud to call your own.… Continue Reading

5 Self-Publishing Secrets Nobody Tells You

5 Self-Publishing Secrets Nobody Tells You

As you sit twiddling your thumbs, waiting months for that agent to get back to you—or perhaps papering your office walls with yet another rejection letter—you might start to seriously consider taking the self-publishing route. The idea of actually getting your book into the hands of readers is tempting, but you’re worried about what self-publishing… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing Motivation In Motion!

Self-Publishing Motivation In Motion!

Self-publishing your project takes a lot of hard work, and sometimes it’s all too easy to lose sight of your ultimate goal—getting your book out there for readers! But if you’re starting to lose your self-publishing spark, here are a few fun boosts of motivational mojo to help you make it to the finish line and reach… Continue Reading

How To Optimize Your Amazon Page To Increase Self-Published Book Sales

How To Optimize Your Amazon Page To Increase Self-Published Book Sales

Due to the many great opportunities self-publishing offers, the number of books being published or republished each year has exploded. As a result, it has become increasingly difficult for an author to raise his or her profile amid all the chatter and competition. So how do you capture a reader’s attention and lock in the… Continue Reading

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