Why Print Books Still Matter in Self Publishing

I am in bed with my iPad, realizing my relationship has soured with the book I intended to spend the day with. This book suddenly feels like work. In fairness, that’s partially because it’s a book about work. But, I realize, it’s also because it’s on my device. A device I could work on and

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40% Off Book Files This Week at Pressbooks

Get Ebook and Print Book Files for Only $59   Summer’s ending, but there’s still time to save with our end-of-summer special on book files. Upgrade your books to a PDF+EBOOK Pro package by Sunday, Aug. 30, at midnight EST, and get promo-free EPUB, MOBI and PDF files for only $59. (That’s a $40 per book savings over our regular price

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5 Nonfiction Books You Can Write Today

Inspiration can be elusive. You sit down to write but you can’t focus. The muse called in sick, but your inner critic’s hard at work. It’s time to write something you can finish. In our experience, it’s much easier to write about facts than fiction. That’s where nonfiction comes in. Here are five nonfiction books

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Writing Tips and Tools to Make You More Productive

My 8 Essential Hacks to Being a Focused, Healthy Writing Machine By Travis John Most writers agree that anything can take priority to their writing, even dreadful chores. And that great prose is nothing short of a miracle every time it rises to the surface. In the spirit of staying focused, healthy and cranking out

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Simplify Your Self Publishing Process and Get Inspired Writing

Help With Self Publishing  Tips and resources to simplify your self publishing journey Writing a book can be agonizing. Publishing one should be easy. These resources will help. Self Publishing: 10 Things to Know & More Self publishing is easy. As long as you know certain things going in. Check out 10 things you may not have

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10 Things to Know When You Self Publish

Want to self publish? Here are 10 things you might not know. 1. If you’re self publishing ebooks, you’ll generally want to submit a MOBI (for Kindle self publishing) or EPUB file (everyone else) to the bookstores. While you can submit other types of files such as Word docs, they’ll be auto-converted, and the results aren’t

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Writing Tips for Creativity: Working With the Flow

By Lilliana Rose For years, I pushed myself forward with my writing, found myself getting burnt out, then writing anyway. Putting in long hours writing would get the story out on the page, help me meet deadlines and build my ‘published list.’ But the approach was also leaving me exhausted. Then I realized it wasn’t just

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How to Self Publish Your Book: 5 Critical Choices

Naturally, here at Pressbooks, we get a lot of questions from writers on how to self publish your book. Implicit in these is the assumption there’s only one linear way to do it–something that can be encapsulated into a quick, comprehensive one-sentence response. The reality is there are multiple routes to self-publishing, and many choices you’ll need to make along

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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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