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Should You Translate Your Book?

Should You Translate Your Book?

You worked hard on your book, and you want it to reach as many readers as possible. Should you translate your book into another language? Maybe. For the right book, translation makes sense. But before you run off to hire a translator, it’s smart to determine if...

7 Writing Tropes to Avoid

7 Writing Tropes to Avoid

There are countless writing tropes. To avoid them all is nearly impossible. And that’s okay. Because if you use them right, you can make your story more fascinating. Of course, use them wrong, and you’ll ruin your story by making too predictable. To ensure your story...

What Are Writing Tropes & Why Do They Matter?

What Are Writing Tropes & Why Do They Matter?

What are writing tropes? You may have never heard of them, but you can find writing tropes in any work of fiction. Although writers are often advised against using common ones, it’s nearly impossible to avoid tropes altogether. So what are tropes, and how can you use...

Why You Haven’t Finished Writing Your Book

Why You Haven’t Finished Writing Your Book

Struggling to finish writing your book? You’re in good company. According to the trusty internet, ninety-seven percent of writers are in the same boat. Whether that stat is exactly right or not, many writers know the struggle of reaching the final page of their book....

How to Stretch Your Writing Muscles

How to Stretch Your Writing Muscles

Are you aspiring to become a better writer? You can do it! You’ve just got to build your writing muscle. Like a normal muscle, you have to practice writing regularly to develop it and keep it in good shape. How can you build a consistent writing routine that will...

How to Link Book Versions on Amazon

How to Link Book Versions on Amazon

A Quick & Easy Fix for Unlinked Book Versions You set the release date for your upcoming book and hit the publish button. After a couple of days, your book reaches online retailers, but something is wrong. Somehow, your book versions aren't linked together on...

How to Find Your Writing Voice

How to Find Your Writing Voice

Who are your favorite writers, and what do you like about them? We all have an author we enjoy reading because we admire their style. For many, a clearly defined voice is part of the appeal of many famous authors. So how do they do it? More importantly, how do you...

What Are the Best-Selling Book Genres?

What Are the Best-Selling Book Genres?

Pick a Best-Selling Genre, Sell Books Picking the right genre for your story is crucial. This important decision can affect your ability to reach the right readers. With such a vast number of genres in the world of literature, it's not easy choosing the best one. But...

Creating an Amazon Author Central Account

Creating an Amazon Author Central Account

Why and How to Set Up Your Amazon Author Central Account You’ve got your book out there, now you’re looking to take the next step in your author’s journey. There are a million things to do, and here’s one of them: setting up your Author Central account.First, you may...

Buying Books Wholesale from Ingram

Buying Books Wholesale from Ingram

Recently, one of our authors, Sarah U. Buck, had a question. Her friend owns an independent bookstore and wants to stock Sarah's book, You Will See. However, the friend preferred buying books wholesale from Ingram instead of working out a consignment deal. From an...

How to Copyright Your Book

How to Copyright Your Book

Want to Copyright Your Book? You can to it–without paying an attorney. And yes, it’s easy, so you don’t have to worry about messing something up. Before we get into that, you should know that you don’t have to copyright your book with the US Copyright Office.

Leia Armbrust’s The Little Acorn Gets Press

Leia Armbrust’s The Little Acorn Gets Press

Extra, Extra, Read All about It! Argyle Fox Publishing author Leia Armbrust created a fun and thoughtful picture book that’s turning heads. Check out this great story about her book, published in The Lancaster News.