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FIVE KEYS TO MAKING YOUR SELF-HELP BOOK A HUGE SUCCESS

Wrapping up a book project is always bittersweet for me. As a developmental editor, I’m like a book’s “midwife”: I’m ...
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11 LESSONS ON WRITING A BESTSELLER FROM JOHN GRAY’S BLOCKBUSTER HIT MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS

Twenty years ago, I had the honor of being involved in a cultural phenomenon called Men Are from Mars, Women Are ...
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WRITE EFFECTIVE COPY FOR YOUR BOOK’S JACKET OR BACK COVER

Whether you self-publish or work with a publisher, it’s important to know how to write effective copy for your book's ...

THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE WAY TO GET YOUR BOOK EDITED

Thinking of self-publishing? Should you choose the editing or editorial evaluation package from the self-publishing arm of a publisher, or ...

WRITE A MEMOIR, NOVELIZATION, OR SELF-HELP BOOK BASED ON YOUR EXPERIENCES

Many aspiring authors contact me about help with writing a book based on what they’ve learned as a result of their ...