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How to write & publish a bestselling book without spending any money

Self-publishing is a BILLION dollar industry but most of that money is flowing away from authors and into the hands of service provides, predatory author services and vanity presses.  Amazon recently ran ads boasting “thousands of authors make over 50K a year publishing with us” – but there are 5 million books on their platform, which means 99% of those …

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Best editing software to proofread your book (ProWritingAid vs Grammarly for authors)

The short version: Grammarly finds more typos and actual mistakes. In a full manuscript, it found 7 while ProWritingAid only caught 1. However, ProWritingAid sometimes catches things that Grammarly misses, and has very useful more advanced features that can help improve your writing by flagging slow passages, complex paragraphs, or repetition. I recommend using both before publishing. Grammarly | ProWritingAid Editing …

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The six signs of weak writing (how to tell if your book sucks)

the six signs of weak writing

I made this video in the last few days of Thailand, while in the process of reviewing several dozen applications to write with me – to be fair, none of the samples we received “sucked” … some were infuriatingly “good”, but didn’t hold my attention, were too wordy, trying too hard, overwritten and distracting. I boiled it down to six …

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Here’s your free book

Thanks for signing up – if you’re in the USA, you can download your free copy of Book Marketing is Dead on Amazon. You can get the book here. If it doesn’t show as free for you, here’s a link to the PDF. I hope it’s useful! I wrote the book a few years ago, and I’m surprised how relevant …

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