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Guest Post: Once Upon a Time by Jane Ubell-Meyer

Guest Post: Once Upon a Time by Jane Ubell-Meyer

When I was twenty-two years old, I was spending my summer weekends on Fire Island, (a trendy vacation spot for New Yorkers—more shabby than chic). It was fun in the sun with parties and gourmet dinners on the beach. Even more perfect, I started dating an “older” man....

Should You Consider Author Coaching?

Should You Consider Author Coaching?

No matter what stage of the publishing process you’re in, you likely have questions and need answers. Naturally, you'll face some confusion, especially with all the varied advice and information out there. In fact, authors searching for answers often only come up with...

Typesetting: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Typesetting: What It Is and Why It’s Important

Between copyediting and proofreading, there's another phase of the publishing process that you may or may not be familiar with: Typesetting. If you have any questions about typesetting, by the end of this blog post, you'll have a better understanding of this part of...

Author Story: Christopher S. Ruhland

Author Story: Christopher S. Ruhland

Written by a Champagne-lover for Champagne-lovers, Press for Champagne: A Guide To Enjoying The World's Greatest Sparkling Wine by Christopher S. Ruhland is a drinker’s guide designed to heighten your understanding and appreciation of Champagne. Although Ruhland is...

Why You Need an Editor

Why You Need an Editor

In our last post, we discussed the different methods of drafting a book. Writing a book is just the first leg of an author’s journey. After that, many authors think it's time to publish, but, in fact, it's time to polish the manuscript. The editing process is an...

How to Draft Your Story

How to Draft Your Story

It's said there are two types of writers: pantsers and plotters. Pantsers basically just wing it. They write whatever their heart desires and see where their characters take them. Plotters plan out their stories before starting the adventure of writing. They typically...