What’s The Difference Between A Synopsis, A Pitch And A Blurb?

There are many tools a writer can use to describe or sell their story. Chief among them are three things: a synopsis, a pitch, and a blurb. In all likelihood, authors will end up writing at least one of each

How Much Do Literary Agents Cost?

What is a literary agent? How much do they cost? Do I need a literary agent? Can I even afford one? These are some of the most commonly asked questions in regards to literary agents, so today we’re here to clear

How To Get Your Poetry Published In Journals and Magazines

Getting poetry published in a literary journal or magazine can be tough. It can feel even more difficult than seeking publication for fiction, as there tend to be fewer opportunities available for poets. But getting your poetry published is not impossible!

5 Key Benefits Of Publishing Audiobooks For Indie Authors

If you’re a self-published author, you might never have even considered the possibility of turning your book into an audiobook. Authors who are traditionally published generally have audiobook rights and production arranged by their literary agent or publisher. But as

Ultimate Guide: How To Price Your Self-Published Ebook

Ultimate Guide: How To Price Your Self-Published Ebook

Before you hit the ‘publish’ button on your novel, there’s one massive factor you need to consider: how to price your self-published ebook. Let’s assume that you’re relatively new to indie publishing – you might have published one or two

5 Ways to Make Your Self-Published Book Look Professional - final

5 Ways to Make Your Self-Published Book Look Professional

Producing a professional-looking book is critical, especially when self-publishing. Despite being more common than ever, self-publishing still carries the old stigmas: unwanted by ‘real’ publishers, unedited and unlikely to be any good. A product that’s obviously self-published, or amateurish, will

8 Essential Components of a Self-Publishing Team

8 Essential Components of a Self-Publishing Team

So you’ve decided to self-publish your book. Congratulations! Indie publishing is constantly growing and evolving, and indie authors now have a better-than-ever chance at pursuing a successful writing career. But if we’ve learned one thing when it comes to self-publishing, it’s

The Fuss-Free Beginner’s Guide To Scrivener

You’ve no doubt heard of Scrivener before. Developed by Literature and Latte, this piece of novel-writing software is expansive, affordable, and extremely popular with experienced authors and beginners alike. But just why is it so popular? Do you really need yet another

Ultimate Guide: How To Identify Your Manuscript’s Target Market

Identifying your market is critical to the development and potential sale of your manuscript. An infinite number of variables shape a reader’s likes and dislikes. In order to maximise your appeal you must know who you are writing for, and how to catch their

6 Questions To Help You Avoid Predatory Publishers

For many writers, publication can seem like the ultimate prize. Many anticipate the wondrous moment when a publisher will finally say “yes” – launching their careers and justifying years of hard labour. But the publishing industry, like all industries, does