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Resources For Writers And Self-Publishers

There’s a lot of information about writing and publishing on the internet that it can be hard to know where to begin.

This site along has over 100 + free articles and 15+ hours of audio interviews, as well as bonus downloads. This page guides you through the basics, and the top articles that will get you where you need faster. Click on the links below to access the information that interests you most.

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On Marketing

9733280377_8490eae378_oWhether you’re traditionally or self-published, authors have to do most of their own marketing.

This is the reality of the publishing industry, no matter which path you take to get your work out there and find a readership (there are literally hundreds of paths!). Luckily these days anyone can market on a global scale with a little effort and a bit of time.e-book-revolution-by-emily-craven

To get the essentials of how to market your books, check out E-book Revolution: The Ultimate Guide To E-book Success, available in hardcopy and e-book. In this book I go through everything you know to start publishing and marketing your book. Click here to read more or for buy links.

Also below are free articles, and audios to help inspire your book marketing. Just click on the links to find out more, and at the bottom see my multi-media courses available on marketing and the e-book revolution.


The Basics


Simple Marketing Tactics


Long-Term Marketing – Building A Platform


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On Publishing

Hardcover book gutter and pagesThe publishing world is bursting at the seams with opportunity, with authors finding hundreds of ways to build traditional, self-publishing (indie) and hybrid author careers.

While each person (or indeed each book!) may have a different path, I’m passionate about letting you know your options and the different paths to a successful writing career.

The Basics


Self-Publishing/ Indie Publishing (ebooks)

KoboIf you are able (and truly it is easy) go direct to as many e-book stores as you can. You can upload your e-book files direct to Amazon KDP for Kindle, Kobo Writing Life and Tomely. Then for distribution to all the other major stores go through Smashwords, who distribute to Barnes & Noble, the Apple store and a handful of others. Or if you want to go the easy route you can just use Smashwords to get into all the above stores, however this affects the amount of royalty you will receive.

Below are handy articles and audios to get you started. Kindle_Paperwhite_3G


Self-Publishing/ Indie Publishing (Print On Demand)

Emily Craven on the shelfWhen creating a print version of your book I would recommend Lightning Source, CreateSpace, Lulu or Blurb. There are also many publishing services companies out there whose business it is to help writers self-publishing books. Some of them are great, but many others are scams and will rip you off with high prices, poor quality and contracts you should never sign. Please check out any companies with Writers Beware or Preditors & Editors first before choosing a publishing service.


Hybrid Publishing


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On Writing

4762384399_9f80ff4168_oNo matter what genre you are writing in, no matter if it’s fiction or non-fiction, writing a book can change your life.

In this new digital age writing can become a sustainable career. But you need to start taking your craft as seriously as you would any job, and learn how to write the best you can.

Below are some key resources on writing that will help you get started, and write better. Most of these articles come from my writing blog The Original Fantasy, don’t forget to check this blog out for dozens more articles on how to improve your writing. Over the course of this year you’ll find more writing blogs appear on E-Book Revolution too!



I have written four fiction books and three non-fiction in the ten years I’ve been writing (though I’ve only published three), and across about that many genres too! Each book is a different beast, some pour out and others take their sweet time in making it to the page. There is no wrong or right way to write a book, but by constantly learning about the craft you can start to streamline your creative process.


Editing & Making Your Writing Better


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Want To Know More About Me And My Journey?

I’m an author of young adult comedy and fantasy, and my Madeline Cain series, a story set in the Facebook format, is available in all e-book stores. My author website is www.madelinecain.com

You can read About Me here.


Still Need More Help?

If you have a question that hasn’t been answered by the above resources, then try using the search bar on the left hand column which will find related posts.

If you have been through all my free resources and you still have a question, then check out my multimedia courses on writing, publishing and book marketing. They cover the topics above in greater detail. I also offer 1:1 consulting and am available to speak at events. Click here for details.


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