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33 How to Be the Best Boss Mailys Gatimel

33 How to Be the Best Boss Mailys Gatimel

Even though many people seek to become entrepreneurs, many do not or cannot follow that path. Mailys Gatimel, a highly experienced business trainer, decided to write   Be the Best Boss to help bosses and employees have mutually rewarding and enjoyable work...

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32 Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse Rena Romano

32 Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse Rena Romano

Personal healing is one of the most powerful benefits of writing. Rene Romano, childhood sexual abuse survivor, shares in vivid and poignant detail the emotional challenges and rewards of writing her story.  She emphasizes that the gratitude of those who had...

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15 Licensing Your Books for a Revenue Stream Linda Fostek

15 Licensing Your Books for a Revenue Stream Linda Fostek

Have you avoided translating your longing to write a book into action? Have you written a book that needs “a little more work” to make it perfect? This is the first of several podcasts in which I interview experienced authors. I’m Pat Iyer, the host of Writing to Get...

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Book Cover: How You are Judged

Book Cover: How You are Judged

Whether people are browsing on Amazon or another bookselling platform or in their local bookstore, a book’s cover is the first element to attract them. That’s why a good book cover is vital to your book’s selling success. Whether you are self-publishing a book or...

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Why You Deserve to be a Writer

Why You Deserve to be a Writer

You may think your undertaking to write and publish your book is very different from sending a manuscript to a greedy publishing house whose main purpose is to profit from your desire to write, but you have other doubts. You may question: do you deserve to be a...

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What is Vanity Publishing?

What is Vanity Publishing?

You’re planning to write or you’ve just written a book. When you tell a friend about your project, he asks you about agents and publishing houses. You respond that you’ve looked into self-publishing, and you think you’ll follow that route. He doesn’t sneer (at least,...

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Publishing a Book – What are the Options?

Publishing a Book – What are the Options?

You have a wealth of knowledge that you want to share in a new way – through the publishing a book. You may have a body of work ready to repurpose (such as a blog you’ve maintained for several years) or a ghostwriter at the ready. Or you just really like to write; you...

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Top 7 Benefits of Writing Publications

Top 7 Benefits of Writing Publications

When you are sitting in front of a computer trying to write publications, you may wonder, “Is this really worth it?” Keep in mind these benefits when you question whether you should attempt to get something published. In this post, publications means articles and...

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Is Independent Publishing for You?

Is Independent Publishing for You?

When you tell people you know that you’re writing a book, you’re likely to get a lot of unasked-for opinions. They may ask you if you plan on independent publishing or approaching a traditional publisher. Some will offer their views about traditional publishing. “It’s...

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