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How to Find the Right Lending Alternative for Your Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The American economy relies upon small businesses for stability and growth. However, to grow, expand and ultimately succeed, small businesses require consistent and reliable access to capital. According to the U.S. Small Business …

Why You Shouldn't Write That Film Treatment & More Advice

Like most great “quotes” attributed to famous people, the one I’m about to mention is probably apocryphal. But some people claim that Abraham Lincoln …

12 Book Marketing Tips from 12 Industry Experts

Bridging a story between the creator and the reader is as spry as writing and publishing. Marketers find ways for readers to reach new means for …

Podcasts for Indie Authors

<b>By Julie Musil, @juliemusil</b><p><b>Part of the Indie Author Series</b><p>Whether you’re pursuing the traditional path, or venturing into indie publishing, podcasts …

Writing

How to market, write, format, and publish an eBook

Today’s post is a comprehensive guide to publishing your own eBook. I’ve been having some fun with the eBook industry lately and wanted to share a …

Editing Clauses in Publishing Contracts: How to Protect Yourself

<i>Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware</i><br>Editing clauses are one of those publishing contract areas where there should be a balance between the …

3 Publishers That Accept Manuscripts Directly from Authors

<i>Updated 9/9/17</i><p>Small publishers are more apt to accept manuscripts directly from writers than large publishing houses. Generally, this is because they …

Persistence Pays: For Indie or Traditional Publishing

Holly Robinson<p>I’m in a semi-comatose state after crashing through the first draft of a novel in six months to meet my editor’s deadline.<p>Not that I’m …

How To Write Better Loglines Movie Concepts Film Premise Screenwriting

In an earlier post I gave tips on how to write a logline but even people who’ve read that article have been sending me loglines that aren’t as strong …

TV pilots mega list 2012

When there’s two rival <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> projects, you gotta think a trend is forming. Following the success of ABC’s top-rated new drama <i>Once Upon</i> …

How to Write a Logline that Sells

Have you ever been stuck listening to a friend tell you a joke that seems to go on without ever reaching the punch line? Your mind starts wandering …

Writing

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Why You Don't Need a Literary Agent (but You Might Want One)

Publishing has been going through tumultuous times of late. Chaos reigns. But that doesn't scare me. I like chaos. Because when things are crazy it …

Anne R. Allen's Blog: Why the Self-Published Ebook is No Longer the "New Query"

<i>"If you dig beyond headlines and snakeoil blogs, you'll discover that a lot of the people who "got discovered" by self-pubbing have not gone on to</i> …

Writers and Money Part 1

Not to start this post off on a downer, but my husband (the Travis whom all my books are dedicated to) is in the hospital. It's no longer life …

The Definitive Guide to Writing and Publishing Your Fiction Book

The primary goal of this article is to provide resources, <b>to help you in your quest to write a high quality fiction book.</b> In curating these articles …

Small Publishers: Myths Busted Here

Have you ever considered submitting to a small publisher? Were you confused about their place in the industry, or what they bring to the table? Today …

Online Presence: Pros, Perils and Possibilities

I often hear newer writers (of varying ages) say they want their writing to speak for itself. They’re filled with disdain for publishers who look for …

How To Publish a Book From Start to Finish in Six Months - Self-Publishing Review

<b>Six months ago I quit my job to write a book.</b><p>Because I was blessed financially, I decided that if I were to get some roommates I could feasibly leave …