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Help With the Written Word – The Benefits of Using a Transcriber

The words form rapidly in your head and ease effortlessly off your tongue as you talk about your area of expertise. But somehow when it comes to typing or writing about it, there is a disconnect and you struggle to get something down on paper. This situation is far from unique and affects many would-be authors, causing hours of frustration and at times deterring them from writing altogether. READ MORE

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How To Find The Right Printer For Your Book

Self-Publishing means making a lot of decisions and putting a lot of effort into your success. As a self-publishing author, you need to be constantly marketing, gauging your audience, and making yourself visible in the field. You don’t get to take a day off; you’re always writing, marketing or finding a way to take your next step. As you ship your book out to the editor, you should already be researching and considering who you’re going to trust to print your piece. Here are some tips to help you find the right printer.READ MORE

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Building an Engaged Audience for Your Writing

Before your book is ever ready for the presses, especially when you’re considering self-publishing, there’s a fair amount of legwork that has to be done. I’m not talking about the time it’s going to take you to ensure that your book is well-written and that you’re taking on a genre that you understand like the back of your hand; at least, it certainly doesn’t end there. When it comes to creating a successful literary endeavor, one aspect that cannot be ignored is the matter of readership. In order to create buzz and the income that you’re hoping follows, you need to create an engaged community of readers. Are you wondering how to build an excited, intense and engaged audience for your upcoming book? Worry no more! Here are some tips to help you find your tribe in the vast world of readers.

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Sidelining Stereotypes – The Role of Sensitivity Readers

Have you ever read something that pertains to an area you are familiar with, or a group that you are part of, and felt disappointed, frustrated or even offended by how off the mark the work was? Or worse, how it pandered to demeaning stereotypes. One’s initial reaction might be to wonder why the writer did not do their research better rather than seemingly base their conclusions on pervading or historical opinion. In fact, authors are often criticized for allowing stereotyping to seep into their work (based on enduring assumptions or their own frames of reference) and in the process misrepresenting different sectors of society.READ MORE

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