Today Through Friday: Get Print + E book Files for Only $64

Save 35% on Book Upgrades! This Week: Ebook and Print Book Files are Only $64 at Pressbooks Using Pressbooks already streamlines your workflow and saves you money, but if you upgrade your book files to PDF+EBOOK Pro this week, you’ll save even more. Upgrade by Friday, July 31,  at midnight EST, and get ebook and print files

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How I Write, by Catrine McGregor

Periodically, we ask Pressbooks authors to share writing tips and inspiration. This week’s insights come from Catrine McGregor, a film and TV industry veteran and author of Acting Across America. By Catrine McGregor In 1999, I wrote a book called Acting Across America. I am a film maker and screenwriter, so I have written most of my

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5 Book Marketing Goals and How to Approach Them

Some authors send out a press release about their book because they’ve been told that’s standard procedure; others run search ads just because they’re all the newest rage. Your reasons for publishing are unique, so the process of marketing your book strategically needs to start with why. As in, why are you publishing this book?

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Infographic: Kindle Self Publishing – a 10-Step Guide

Publishing your ebook directly in the Kindle store can save you money long-term because you won’t sacrifice a cut of your royalties to intermediaries. We’ve created a 10-step guide to how to publish an ebook on Amazon so you can publish on Kindle yourself, and keep all the profits you deserve. Want to download and print this infographic on

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4 Types of EBooks Journalists Should Be Publishing

Media organizations and their journalists are in an ideal position to be repurposing their content into new media formats, including publishing an ebook, which can offer new revenue streams. Here are four types of content that make sense for journalistic ebook publishing. Ebook Idea 1: Explanatory and Investigative Journalism Newsweek Europe recently launched its Newsweek Insights books series in which its journalists produce

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5 Things You Need to Publish on Kindle

Kindle self publishing should take only 5 minutes (that is, according to Amazon). Here are the elements you absolutely have ready to speed through the process and publish on Kindle. 1. Formatted MOBI File In order to publish your ebook on Amazon, you’ll need to format your ebook as a MOBI file. This is the

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The Week in Self Publishing: Kindle Pay-Per Page Debate, From Writerly to Bibliocrunch, Make a Living as a Writer and More

ICYMI: Hot headlines from the past week in self publishing. Writerly’s Abigail Carter Joins Bibliocrunch The former CEO of Writerly, Abigail Carter, has joined Bibliocrunch. She’ll serve as chief marketing officer of the community platform, which provides authors access to book publishing professionals as well as instruction and other resources. Learn more about Abigail Carter, and

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Deal: 35% off Book Files This Week!

Declare Your Independence From Costly, Time-Consuming Book Production At Pressbooks, we love our independent authors and publishers. You are our reason for existence–to make it possible for authors to publish affordably and independently. That’s why for a limited time, we’re offering you a special chance to save on book upgrades. This week only, you can get

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5 Self Publishing Websites Full of Expert Advice on Writing, How to Self Publish and Ebook Marketing

Writing a book is hard enough. Add in ebook publishing and ebook marketing, and the indie author’s path holds plenty of challenges. That’s why it’s critical to get advice from the experts who are already successfully self publishing. Here, we round up some of the best self publishing websites from indie authors who’ve made it to where you’re going–self-publishing victory! Self-Pub Boot Camp.com

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