If you’re serious about self-publishing, you might want to think about getting your book reviewed.
When writers decide to self-publish, they put a lot of themselves into the writing. As a start, they need to know how to write a book. However, they also need to have expertise and experience in 1) editing, proofreading, and maybe indexing; 2) book design and cover design; 3) marketing and selling, pricing, discounting; and 4) distribution and fulfillment.
Using vague modifiers to describe a quantity of something in everyday speech may be acceptable; it may even be useful or appropriate. However, it’s often considered improper in more formal writing. Following are some examples.
Effective content should be every writer’s aim. Following are some questions, thoughts, and suggestions to make that a reality.
Absolutes refer to words that don’t have gradations—the described concept is either true or false (e.g., dead, fatal, infinite, perfect, pregnant, priceless, unanimous, unique). As a rule, they can’t be modified—but unfortunately, they often are. Here are guidelines.
Whether you’re a novice or professional writer, you should know that your use of grammar can make a break your text. If you misuse it, you risk losing readers. When you use it skillfully, you create fans. Following are some ideas to help improve your grammar.
If you want to be considered a professional writer, you need to avoid some common mistakes. To maximize your writing, you should consider some of the following language skills.
You’ve just spent day, week, or months writing something. And maybe you’ve given it to one or more people to get some feedback. Should you listen to the writing advice or not?
Whether writing fiction or non-fiction, writers have to choose whether they’re going to use contractions—or not.
Most new writers ask this question. And many self-publishers have limited financial resources. So why is this important?