Editorial

Engaging with Book Bloggers and Influencers as an Indie Author
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As an independent author, or any author for that matter, it’s easy to get lost in the vast landscape of the literary world. The writing part of your job is only half the battle; the other half is getting your book into the hands of readers. But how? One effective way to increase your reach and impact is by building relationships with book bloggers and influencers. Let’s take a look. read more
Exploring the Benefits of Audiobooks for Indie Authors
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Have you ever considered publishing your title as an audiobook?  Today we explore the many benefits for authors. read more
Helping Your Editor Avoid “Bad Breaks”
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By learning to spot and fix the “bad breaks” in your manuscript, you can elevate the quality of your work, impress agents and publishers, and create a more enjoyable reading experience for your audience. read more
Celebrating Pride Month: Exploring the Vibrant World of Independently Published LGBTQ+ Books
Celebrating Pride Month: Exploring the Vibrant World of Independently Published LGBTQ+ Books 1024 576 Reader Views
As we honor Pride Month, it is crucial to recognize and uplift the diverse voices within the LGBTQ+ literary community. Independent publishing provides a valuable avenue for expression, and an empowering platform to share personal stories, experiences, and perspectives. Let’s take a look into how the vibrant world of self-published LGBTQ+ books celebrate the creativity and profound impact of these remarkable authors. read more
Emotion in Writing
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Today, author Bob Rich shares his insights into the art of forging an authentic emotional bond with your readers. read more
Making the Most of Your Bio
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One of writing’s basic tenets is to use specifics to help create an image. Today Carolyn Howard Johnson shares tips on making the most of your bio. read more
Self-Publishing: Commit to the Long Game
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Before you crank out press releases or update your social media accounts, here’s why a commitment to the long game is the indie author’s best bet for reaching their target markets. read more
Virtual Book Tours: An Indie Author Must!
Virtual Book Tours: An Indie Author Must! 1024 576 Reader Views
One of the milestones for a new indie author is getting your first fifty readers. But how do you move beyond an audience of coworkers, friends and family, and get in front of new prospective readers? B.A. Bellec shares the benefits of Virtual Book Tours, an essential marketing tool for new and established authors! read more
OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS: The 2023-2024 Literary Awards Program
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Today, we’re excited to share with you that the 2023-2024 Reader Views Literary Awards program is OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS! read more
Off the Deep End: The Impact of Passion on Creative Work
Off the Deep End: The Impact of Passion on Creative Work 1024 920 Reader Views

By Susan Rogers and John Roosen, Authors of the Yoga Mat Mysteries series We often find that being outdoors helps us work on difficult parts of our book writing.  We’re…

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