Crowdfunding for Authors: The Ultimate Guide for 2018

Crowdfunding for Authors: The Ultimate Guide for 2018

This is an exciting time to be an author! There are more ways than ever to get your work into the hands of eager fans—and to build a stable career and full-time income from your writing. You can sign with a traditional publisher, do it yourself, get help from a...
The Two Most Powerful Marketing Strategies

The Two Most Powerful Marketing Strategies

Creating a product you’re proud of, whether it’s a widget or a book, is only the first step in developing a successful career. As an author, you’re also building a business around yourself, and that means taking all the steps necessary to build a successful...
Clip It: How To Build a Professional Writing Portfolio

Clip It: How To Build a Professional Writing Portfolio

Becoming a freelance writer offers a lot of opportunities: you can set your own hours, work on projects that fascinate you, and help people learn and grow through your articles. But it can also be kind of tough—there’s a lot of writers out there, so how do you break...
How Advances and Royalties Really Work

How Advances and Royalties Really Work

Six-figure advance! Huge deal for new series by beloved bestselling author! Novel by new author goes for crazy amount at auction! Industry headlines scream about how much traditionally published authors can make—massive advances, bidding wars on books—but have you...