Category Archives: Self-publishing

Nobody cares how great you are: Writing effective back cover copy for nonfiction

After years of acquiring knowledge in your area of expertise, you’ve written a book in which you pass on what you’ve learned. You’re excited about getting it out into the world. It will go a long way toward establishing you … Continue reading

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The effing gatekeepers

An aspiring writer recently wrote in to one of my favorite advice columnists, Captain Awkward. The advice seeker loved to write, but lost confidence with every rejection letter. The question: how to persevere when all efforts seemed futile? Among the … Continue reading

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