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Top Fonts for Books

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Self Publishing nuts and bolts

If you plan to self publish, you need to know what the top fonts are today – and why. Find out what to use for children’s books, novels, and ebook readers.

The 9 Types of Editors

This entry is part 15 of 23 in the series Publishing Biz

What are the types of editors and what exactly do they do? Here’s a run-down of the 9 types of editors you’ll get to know as a writer.

Fix Your Story in 5 steps

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Editing Refined

No one writes gold with the first draft. But how do you identify what needs fixing? Here are the 5 steps you should take to fix your story.

How to Publish

This entry is part 8 of 23 in the series Publishing Biz

Self publishing, traditional, hybrid and more: here are ALL the ways you might get your book on the market. This is about how to publish.

WTHeck is a Cumulative Tale?

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Story Types

What exactly is a Cumulative Tale and what might be involved in writing one? Get the skinny on this classic folktale form that is still in demand.

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