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Independent Publishers Unite!!!

I read recently in Business Insider that Amazon’s strategy for making its brick-and-mortar stores successful hinged on three factors: exploiting big data to tailor the store’s offerings to its local demographic; reducing inventory to only a few thousand titles of … Continue reading

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Building a PTP Book Division Brand

Brand building: The PTP Book Division of the Path to Publication Group, Inc. is rolling out its offerings: a) Adult fiction suitable for New Adult and adult family reading, b) Nonfiction for adults in the behavioral, aquatic and terrestrial sciences, … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Seeing Your Book Published

The writing process for a book can take several years. During that time, you will write and rewrite many times. It helps to join a writing group, which can help you stay motivated and focused, encourage you and critique your … Continue reading

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Goodreads Change for Authors

Have you seen the NEW Goodreads pricing for GiveAways? That’s right, authors, giveaways aren’t free promotion anymore!!!

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Book Promotion Checklist

Book promotion by the author is the best way to guarantee sales. Do not expect the publisher to promote your book. You, the author, is expected to do the majority of book promotion. Here are some helpful items to help … Continue reading

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Writing Nonfiction

Eight preparatory steps necessary to successfully write a nonfiction book. Choose your topic. The first thing you want to do as you prepare to write a nonfiction book is choose a topic for your project carefully. This may seem like … Continue reading

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“To Be” or not “To Be”

How to Eliminate “To Be” Verbs Identify−Students need to memorize the “to be” verbs to avoid using them and to revise those that they have used in essays: is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been. Teach students to self-edit by circling … Continue reading

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