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Why All Newbie Authors Should Guest Post on Other Blogs

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Special Features

It’s understandable if writers don’t want to write for other people for free. After all, would a lawyer dole out legal advice for free? Or would a dentist provide free dental care? When you write for a living, it is not out of the norm to expect a fee for writing content. However, if you’re a newbie author, things could be different. There are a number of good...

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5 Reasons Why You Would Make an Excellent Author

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Special Features

Writing is a fun-filled activity. At the same time you need patience and discipline to continue your writing. If you love anything that is imaginative or if you feel happy to write and if you enjoy carving imaginary characters or intriguing plots, then perhaps you will be an excellent author. Enid Bagnold, British author and playwright, said, “Who wants to become a...

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5 Top Literary Agents in India

By on Mar 13, 2017 in Special Features

Literary agents are a small pool in India; they probably have been around only for 6 to 7 years. But literary agents in the West enjoy more clout and visibility. But the scene in India seems to be undergoing a change for the good. “I think literary agents serve a very useful purpose both for authors and for publishers, especially in an emerging and expanding...

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5 Lessons That Writers Can Learn from Richard Branson

By on Mar 13, 2017 in Special Features

Virgin Group’s founder Sir Richard Branson is one of the few people in the world who can honestly say that he’s done it all – he’s a savvy businessman who’s been through ups and downs (mostly ups, as evidenced by his $4.2 billion net worth). He’s a philanthropist, an adventurer, and even a best-selling author. The lessons that he has learned through all of his...

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15 Top Independent Publishers That Authors Should Know About

15 Top Independent Publishers That Authors Should Know About

By on Mar 13, 2017 in Special Features

If you’ve always dreamt of being traditionally published and have either being rejected by large publishers, or just don’t want to work with them, you do have other options. There are numerous small and mid-market presses who might be just the type of publisher that would be interested in your book. In this article, we take a look at 15 such publishing houses....

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21 Top Literary Agencies that Authors Should Know About

21 Top Literary Agencies that Authors Should Know About

By on Mar 13, 2017 in Special Features

If you want to publish your book the traditional way, you’ve most likely thought about literary agents. If you’re looking for a literary agent to represent you and negotiate contracts on your behalf with publishing houses, we’ve compiled a list of 21 top literary agencies you should take a look at. Read on to learn who these are.   1. Andrea Brown Literary...

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