What Is Vanity Publishing? A cautionary Christmas tale for aspiring authors

All you want for Christmas is to be an author. But would you pay to get published? To avoid a Christmas nightmare, find out what are vanity publishers are and how to spot them.

Why Authors Self-Publish and How Much It Really Costs

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Why would an author want to self-publish, and is it really free? Discover the benefits of self-publishing and the reasons why it’s not as free as it seems.

Why Authors Want a Publisher and Why It’s So Hard to Get One

Is it still worth getting a traditional publisher on board, and how hard is it really? Discover the benefits of traditional publishing, the reasons why it’s so difficult, and how to land a publisher.

How to Get Published: An insider’s guide to the four types of book publishing

You know you want to get your book published, but the question is how? There are four ways to get published, from traditional publishers to self-publishing. Here’s your insider guide with the pros and cons of each publishing path.

Can I Publish a Book as a Non-Native Writer?

As a nonfiction book editor, I’m often asked whether it’s possible to publish a book as a non-native speaker or writer, and my answer is always of course you can! In fact, as a freelance editor I work with non-native authors fairly often, and when I worked in-house for a book publisher, around half of…