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Publishing 101: How to Find Beta Readers

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Publishing 101: How to Find Beta Readers

Kirk McElhearn / 29 NOV 2023

When you've finished the draft of your book, it can be helpful to find some beta readers to get constructive criticism on your manuscript.

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Publishing 101: How to Find a Literary Agent

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Publishing 101: How to Find a Literary Agent

Kirk McElhearn / 22 NOV 2023

When you've finished writing a book, it's time to get published. Here's how to find a literary agent for your book.

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Publishing 101: How to Create a Cover for Your Self-Published Book

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Publishing 101: How to Create a Cover for Your Self-Published Book

Kirk McElhearn / 15 NOV 2023

People really do judge books by their covers. It's important that your book cover gives readers an idea of what it's about, and that it looks professional.

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Publishing 101: Navigating the Publishing Process: Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

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Publishing 101: Navigating the Publishing Process: Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

Kirk McElhearn / 8 NOV 2023

When you want to publish a book, which option is better? Traditional or self-publishing?

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 32: John Wyver, Television Historian and Film Producer

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 32: John Wyver, Television Historian and Film Producer

Kirk McElhearn / 1 NOV 2023

John Wyver writes about the history of television in the United Kingdom, produces films about the arts and performance, and is a Professor of the Arts on Screen.

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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Second Person, and Third Person

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Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Second Person, and Third Person

Kirk McElhearn / 25 OCT 2023

The choice of point of view when writing fiction has an important effect on how a story is told.

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Plotting a Novel with Scrivener

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Plotting a Novel with Scrivener

Kirk McElhearn / 18 OCT 2023

Here’s how to set up Scrivener’s Binder to prepare to write a novel.

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Four Books on Writing by Famous Authors

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Four Books on Writing by Famous Authors

Kirk McElhearn / 11 OCT 2023

Get inspired by these books on writing by well-known authors.

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 31: Mary Robinette Kowal, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 31: Mary Robinette Kowal, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author

Kirk McElhearn / 4 OCT 2023

Mary Robinette Kowal writes science fiction and fantasy and starts writing all her novels during NaNoWriMo, which takes place each year in November. Her latest novel, Spare Man, has been nominated for a Hugo award.

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