The decision to self-publish a short story collection is not an easy one to make. Are you really prepared? Is it worth your time and effort? Is it the right choice for your career? At Self-Publishing Relief, our experts know there are certain signs to watch for that...
4 Tips For Self-Publishing A Mixed-Genre Book Of Poems, Stories, And Essays | Self-Publishing Relief
Hey, writer—mixology isn’t just for craft cocktails! Mixing genres is becoming more and more popular each day. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know it’s not easy to traditionally publish poetry books and short prose collections, so self-publishing offers an excellent...
Republishing Yourself: 5 Tips To Create A Collection Of Previously Published Works | Self-Publishing Relief
If you have a stack of published poems or short stories, congratulations! Creative writers know how important it is to be published in top-notch literary journals. But most journals don’t want previously published work, so once the rights revert back to you, what’s...
One powerful way to boost your self-publishing marketing efforts is to submit an excerpt from your book to literary journals. Getting your shorter works published in literary magazines will help promote your book to a wider audience and build your fan base....
The attitude toward short story collections has been gradually shifting among readers. With the growing number of books being read on mobile devices, people are discovering that brevity can actually be a positive element in the pieces they're reading. And well-known...
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