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Book Recommendations for Writers


lets get digital david gaughranLet’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should (Third Edition)
by David Gaughran


Publish like a pro and start finding readers today with the most comprehensive and up-to-date self-publishing guide on the market.

Packed with practical, actionable advice, Let’s Get Digital delivers the very latest best practices on publishing your work and building audience.

* Boost your writing career with marketing strategies that are proven to sell more books.
* Get expert tips on platform building, blogging and social media.
* Discover which approaches are best for selling fiction vs. non-fiction.
* Implement powerful ways to make your ebooks more discoverable.
* Increase your visibility by optimizing keywords and categories.
* Weigh the pros and cons of Kindle Unlimited, and find out exactly how to tweak your promotional plans depending on whether you stay exclusive to Amazon or opt for wider distribution.


So You Want To Be A Paranormal Romance Writer coverSo You Want To Be A Paranormal Romance Writer
by W. C. Green


Do you have a strong desire to become a paranormal romance writer?

Have you started on your writing career but you don’t know how to build an audience?

Wish you knew what type of editor to hire for each draft of your story and how much they cost?

Don’t know when you should begin marketing your new paranormal romance book?

Whether your are a new or established writer, So You Want To Be A Paranormal Romance Writer answers these writing and self-publishing questions and many more!

Fifteen successful paranormal romance authors- many of whom have been on the USA Today Best-Sellers and New York Times Best-Sellers lists– tackle forty questions authors face during their career. Their answers will help guide and influence your decisions regarding writing, editing, marketing, covers, and other areas pertaining to writing and running your own publishing business!


the juggling author jim heskettThe Juggling Author: How To Write Four Books a Year While Balancing Family, Friends, and a Full-Time Job
by Jim Heskett


Are you an author struggling to find time to write?

You’ve worked eight grueling hours at the day job, walked the dog, done the dishes, and put the little ones to bed. How do you still complete your writer to-do list after all of that?

It might seem like there’s never enough time, but you can find a way to create. You can publish regularly while balancing all those other tasks in your life.

I can show you how.

Jim Heskett publishes hundreds of thousands of words of fiction every year while maintaining a day job, family, and friends.

Want to know my secret?

I’ll show you:

How to write fast and stick to a schedule
How to prioritize all your tasks to regularly push your words out the door
How to create time out of nothing so you can write

Stop beating yourself up for not accomplishing your writing goals. Take control of your life and learn how to be a Juggling Author!


write publish repeat sean platt johnny b truantWrite. Publish. Repeat. (The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success)
by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant


Writing a novel? Learning indie publishing? This is the self-publishing guide you’ve been waiting for.

Write. Publish. Repeat is publishing for beginners and experienced writers alike.

In 2013, Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt published 1.5 million words and made their full-time livings as indie authors. In Write. Publish. Repeat., they tell you exactly how they did it: how they created over 15 independent franchises across six publishing imprints and 100+ published works, how they turned their art into a logical, sustainable business, and how any author interested in indie publishing can do the same to build a sustainable, profitable career with their writing.


self publishers legal handbook helen sedwickSelf-Publisher’s Legal Handbook, Second Edition: Updated Guide to Protecting Your Rights and Wallet
by Helen Sedwick


Building on the best-selling success of the original Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook, Helen Sedwick wrote this expanded second edition to help writers stay out of court and at their desks.

Using 30 years of legal experience, Sedwick shows writers how to:

• Set up their business
• Protect their copyright
• Avoid infringement
• Spot scams
• Save on taxes
This second edition covers additional topics including
• Choosing a pen name
• Using lyrics and images
• Fighting content theft
• Minimizing defamation and privacy risks
• Expanding beyond the book

Don’t lose your copyright by signing a bad contract, or waste money by buying into a scam, or lose sleep by getting sued for defamation. Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook helps writers navigate the legal aspects of writing and independent publishing.