“I am writing a book.” “You are writing a book.” “She is writing a book.” All of these phrases are telling the same story, a book is being written by someone, but they sound very different and evoke a different response. These are the options that an author has when deciding from which point of […]
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So you want to publish a Children’s book, but you aren’t sure how to go about it? To aid you in your process, here are some of the basic steps you will need to take to get your book out there. Step 1: Consider an Agent. While it is not necessary to get an agent […]
Advice that you hear often when writing a book (or a school paper) is that “It should be is as long as it needs to be.” This is a lovely idea, which in many aspects holds true, but often there is a word count that is expected and accepted by the general public when they […]
What are pen names?: A pen name, also known as a pseudonym, is a fake name that is used by an author when publishing their work. The result is that the author’s identity remains unknown until they decide to let the public know who they are. There are many authors who are more well known […]
Alright authors, do you have a completed, unpublished, polished manuscript? Are you ready to pitch it? Are you on twitter? (If not, why aren’t you??) Then get ready, because June 8, September 7, and December 7 of 2017 are the quarterly #PitMad events. So what is #PitMad? From 8:00am-8:00pm Eastern Standard Time, authors who meet […]
Focused on getting professional reviews for authors, BlueInk Review is a valuable resource for those looking to publish a book. BookHive was able to get an interview with co-founder Patty Moosbrugger. KB: What is your background in the publishing and writing world? PM: BlueInk Review is run by two women with strong backgrounds in the […]