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What’s the One Thing That Will Transform Your Writing? by Barbara McNichol

What’s the One Thing That Will Transform Your Writing? by Barbara McNichol

How can you change weak verbs into emotional or visual ones? One single practice presented here will transform your writing when you use it consistently. It’s this: Watch out for “is” words and their various cousins. Stay alert to phrases such as “is happening” or “was being good” and change them to “happens” or “behaved” […]

5 Writing Tools You Simply Must Have by Chris Mercer

5 Writing Tools You Simply Must Have by Chris Mercer

Wow, has writing changed a lot from the time when you had to dip a quill in ink! I mean, can you imagine that you had to rewrite your entire copy every time you edited anything? Or consult a dictionary to make sure that you actually spelled a word correctly? No grammar aid, or tool […]

How To Market Your Book Using Content Marketing in Six Steps by Kara Erhart

How To Market Your Book Using Content Marketing in Six Steps by Kara Erhart

Technological advancement has led to a significant improvement in diverse fields, and book writing and publishing is one of them. Such improvement in technology has created better ways of doing things. For example, content writing and marketing has become an important tool for writers and authors in creating awareness of their books. Having a successful […]

Top 4 “Gorilla Marketing” Tips for Authors by the PR by the Book team

Top 4 “Gorilla Marketing” Tips for Authors by the PR by the Book team

Whether you’re looking for a traditional publisher or self-publishing, we’ve got some book marketing tips for that can help you build your brand whether you’re just starting off or finishing your final draft. It can be difficult to juggle writing, a day job, and a marketing campaign, but it’s important to make time to start […]

What You Keep and What You Cut: 6 Tips to Creating Non-fiction Plots by Luisa Brenton

What You Keep and What You Cut: 6 Tips to Creating Non-fiction Plots by Luisa Brenton

Being a nonfiction writer has its pros and cons. For one, you are solely responsible for representing factual evidence in your writing without adding any unnecessary flair to it. Not only that, but you are bound to be remembered as “The” person that wrote a text that everyone is able to reference whenever they are […]

Whacking Wordiness Cuts through the Dreaded Clutter by Barbara McNichol

Whacking Wordiness Cuts through the Dreaded Clutter by Barbara McNichol

In the classic book from the 1930s, The Elements of Style, the authors Strunk and White called word clutter “the leeches that infest the pond of prose, sucking the blood out of words.” You never want to be accused of that! So what can you do? Start cutting the clutter by eliminating extraneous phrases that […]

13 Must-Have Items When on Tour by PR by the Book Team

13 Must-Have Items When on Tour by PR by the Book Team

You’ve got your multi-city tour planned out perfectly: all the best bookstores ready to greet you with stacks of pre-purchased copies of your book ready for signing, the best morning TV programs segments booked, and fans in every city lined up to meet you. BUT have you forgotten the most vital necessities for your tour? […]

How to Write Effective Social Media Content: A Guide for Nonfiction Authors by Kevin Nelson

How to Write Effective Social Media Content: A Guide for Nonfiction Authors by Kevin Nelson

We know that social media are great for promotion, increasing visibility, and building up an audience. It works very well both for businesses and individuals – and it could be just as effective for any nonfiction author, who wants to promote their work. Why should nonfiction authors promote on social media? No matter how digitalized […]

8 Key Tips For Success When Freelance Writing Non-Fiction by Mary Walton

8 Key Tips For Success When Freelance Writing Non-Fiction by Mary Walton

Becoming a freelance writer is not the easiest career to start up, especially in such a competitive industry. You’ll need skills, determination, motivation and the drive to go out there and get things done. However, there’s a lot more to it than just these attributes. To help get you started, here are eight key tips […]

Using Podcast Interviews for Nonfiction Author Marketing by Tina Dietz

Using Podcast Interviews for Nonfiction Author Marketing by Tina Dietz

Podcasting is one of the fastest and easiest ways to establish authority. Whether you’re just starting to build your audience, or you have a long-established following, this online audio platform can catapult your influence beyond the capabilities of many other expert-building promotional platforms. Since there are now 65 million people in the U.S. alone listening […]