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New Authors Seeking a Book Deal

New Authors Seeking a Book Deal

Each month, the Nonfiction Authors Association asks a burning publishing question of the industry’s best, brightest, and most innovative experts. Here’s what they have to say! NFAA: What is the best piece of advice you’d offer to a new author seeking a book deal? DONNA HARTLEY: Edit! Edit! And edit some more. Trust your intuition when […]

What Happens When You Release Your First Book: The Unexpected Vulnerability New Authors Face

What Happens When You Release Your First Book: The Unexpected Vulnerability New Authors Face

Over the years I’ve noticed a trend with new authors. Some get a little anxious when the publishing process is nearing completion. Emotions run high and there’s a level of anxiety that follows over the anticipation of finally seeing your work in print. This is totally normal and expected because when you publish a book, […]

Avoid Mistakes New Authors Make: Successful Strategies for Self-Publishing Your Nonfiction Book

Avoid Mistakes New Authors Make: Successful Strategies for Self-Publishing Your Nonfiction Book

Advances in publishing technology are making it easier daily to self-publish, and many of these tools, such as cover design, book layout, and printing, are readily available to just about anyone. But with the growing number of options available to authors, and thus, greater number of self-published books on the market, there is increasing competition […]