When self-publishing is your way of life, you need resources to get you going. Read on for a better self-publishing experience.

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Book Contracts: What to Confirm Before Signing

The first contact you made with a publisher is probably enough to get you over moon. Like, "Yay! Some publisher took notice of my book!". That's amazing, really. However, are you prepared for what comes next? Are you ready to talk to the publisher about the book publishing contract while ensuring that you don't get the short end of the ...
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5 Common Manufacturing Missteps Authors Should Know

Whether you are traditionally publishing or self-publishing your books, becoming familiar with the manufacturing process is one of the things you have to do. This way, you can efficiently produce your book. Mistakes must be avoided as much as possible. After all, one mistake can lead to undoing all of the previous efforts you've put forth in the book manufacturing ...
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Publishing Industry of the 21st Century

The publishing industry of the 21st century is a significantly different landscape from how it was many decades ago. Many things have changed. It may be the equipment, the publishing methods, the reader base, or the publishers themselves. Indeed, the publishing industry has dramatically changed over the years. The inexorable changes to the publishing industry can be summed up in ...
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10 Greatest Horror Authors of All Time

If you think about it, publishing horror stories may seem to be a bad idea as most people are scared of it. However, there's a certain charm to horror stories that pull in both those who love and hate it. People just can't stop engaging in these horror stories, especially the ones that give a good scare. For horror stories ...
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End of Net Neutrality: How It Affects Online Bookstores

Despite overwhelming support, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted 3-2 in favor of ending net neutrality. This decision has ruffled quite a few feathers. It is so with online digital bookstores, book marketers, editors, and Legaia Books publishing authors. After all, many rely on the Internet to obtain free resources. The repeal of net neutrality policy means the resources they require will ...
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Weigh Your Options: Pros and Cons of Book Signing Event

Book signing is an event wherein you go to a venue, sit down, and wait for a book lover or fan to come up to you and have a copy of your book signed. If done correctly and in the right environment, book signing can be used as an opportunity to publicize and market your published Legaia Books work. Good: ...
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13 Scariest Books Ever Written

Horror story authors mainly write their novels to give you a good scare. Both self published books and traditionally published ones, as long as they are good, can induce goosebumps. Read enthralling horror stories and keep yourself tossing and turning in bed at night with these 13 scary books. 'The Shining' by Stephen King The Shining is one of the ...
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What Makes a Great Children’s Book Character

Every child has a favorite bedtime story. It may be Cinderella or Peter Pan. As an author aiming to self publish online, one of the most important things to do is create a character that a child will love. It is imperative to put one's self in the child's shoes and take their interests in mind when conceptualizing a character ...
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10 Successful Self-Published Books to Take Inspiration From

Publishing books is a very tedious process. After the writer completes a manuscript, it will go through proofreading. The creation of illustrations and book covers come next. After the book becomes print ready, the press receives it for printing. Indeed, you need to take a number of steps before successfully publishing a book. Traditionally publishing a book is already a long ...
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5 Common Self-Publishing Myths Every Author Should Know

Self-publishing is just one of the options that potential authors have to get their intellectual property – their books – out there in the market. Self-published, as the name indicates, is publishing the book on your own. Self publishing means being in charge from writing to proofreading to printing to marketing as well as paying for the entire process out ...
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