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Self-Publishing or Traditional: Which One is Right for You?

@KatieMcCoach FOR THOSE THAT are planning to self-publish a book, you may have heard by now that self-publishing is a business. It’s your business, and treating your business with professionalism and enlisting in the required help will help your business (books) succeed. For those seeking agent representation, this idea also holds true, however a publisher is […]

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Should You Self-Publish or Go the Traditional Route? How Do You decide?

This question has been asked hundreds, even thousands of times over the last few years, and today with the self-publishing market as strong as it is, it’s a good question to STILL be asking. Should you self-publish or go the traditional route? And how do you decide? Both options are equally viable. You can be successful […]

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Developmental Editing: What is it Exactly?

I’ve been fortunate enough in that many of my clients are already aware of developmental editing and why it’s important for their work, however this is not always going to be the case. Many authors, even self-published ones, still underestimate the importance of a “story” edit. That’s right, developmental editing focuses on the story, characters, […]

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