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The Truth and What it Means in a Memoir or Autobiography

  'There is no truth, there is only perception.' That's a famous quote from 19th century French novelist, Gustave Flaubert. If you're writing a memoir or autobiography, you're writing 'your' truth. That truth can be objective (factual), or it can be subjective...

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Can I Use Other People’s Quotes in My Books?

It's important to understand key copyright concepts if you want to use other people's quotes in your books. In some cases, you'll need to ask permission from the owner of the content. The owner can refuse permission for you to reproduce their content, or they might...

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Branding for Authors

If you're an author, it's important to develop your 'personal brand'. That term might sound like marketing fluff, but personal branding can help you to raise your profile and connect with your readers. And at the end of the day, that's a good thing. It's human nature...

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Writing for Catharsis

Catharsis is a Greek word meaning 'to cleanse or purge'. Writing can be very cathartic. In other words, it can be very therapeutic. It can help you to get your feelings off your chest. Writing can also help you to find meaning in your own life by looking back at...

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Is it Worth Turning my Book into an Audiobook?

Audiobooks are a growing segment of the digital publishing market. Listeners access audiobooks on devices like tablets and smartphones. The pros It can broaden your base of potential readers; audiobooks are great for people with reading difficulties or vision...

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Podcasting for Authors

If you're an author (or a budding author), you'll know that it's important to connect with your readers. A potential way you can do this is by podcasting. A podcast is an audio file that you make available for download on the internet for people to listen to on a...

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Is getting my book into bookstores worth it?

You don’t necessarily have to be famous to have a story that will interest potential readers, even if they’re just your future great-grandkids. Writing your memoirs is a way you can leave a piece of yourself behind. Family tree research these days is very popular....

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Why memoir writing isn’t just for celebrities

Everyone has a story to tell. You don’t necessarily have to be famous to have a story that will interest potential readers, even if they’re just your future great-grandkids. Writing your memoirs is a way you can leave a piece of yourself behind. Family tree research...

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What does a publisher do?

Self-publishing is an option if you’re an author these days, so you might be wondering: what exactly does a publisher do? is it really worthwhile going it alone, especially if you’re a first-time author? A publisher generally has three major roles: 1) editorial review...

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