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#1 New Release: The Insecure King

#1 New Release: The Insecure King

John S. Calhoun's The Insecure King: 10 Powerful Lessons from the Life of King Saul made a splash from the day it was released. Be the King You Are Calhoun wrote his book to encourage Christians in their faith. By studying the life of King Saul, Calhoun explains how...

How to Turn Your Blog into a Book

How to Turn Your Blog into a Book

If you have a blog, you may have a potential book idea in there somewhere. Don’t let this opportunity go to waste! Put it to use, and you just may write a New York Times best-seller like Tim Ferriss, whose blog helped him sell his wildly popular book, The 4-Hour...

Meet Marta Obiols Llistar

Meet Marta Obiols Llistar

Get to know Argyle Fox author Marta Obiols Llistar, author of 18: An Unschooling Experience. Marta Obiols Llistar is a Catalan immigrant, former public school teacher, and current unschooling mother. With a dual degree in elementary and special education from...

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...