By Annalisa Parent, CEO of Date With the Muse One of the most common questions would-be authors ask me is: how long should my novel be? It’s an important consideration, as the length of a novel can either make or break you when it comes to selling books. Why? As an indie author, you’re competing
CIPA Member, Pam Feely Honored in Congressional Record Pam Feely, CPA, MBA, a long-time CIPA member and publisher of Campaign Finance Guides, LLC, where she authored A Candidate’s Guide to Campaign Finance in Colorado and co-authored A Penchant for Pensions, is also an active community volunteer, member of Kiwanis and serves on the Board of
Colorado Books and Art Festival – Saturday, March 16th, Arvada Center The Arvada Center and Regis University are partnering with the Tattered Cover Book Store to present the Colorado Book and Arts Festival, a one-day literary arts festival celebrating books, art and music for the whole family. The Arvada Center will be filled with award-winning
Why the Developmental Edit is One of the Hardest Things You’ll Ever Do By Alexandra O’Connell Friends, I’d like to address a difficult and emotional topic: the developmental edit. You’ve sent your manuscript off to your editor for developmental work. You’ve completed a draft! The world is a beautiful place, filled with hope. Rainbows, puppies,
Book Out of Print? By Joe McDaniel In recent months we have come across several authors whose book publishers have gone out of business, resulting in their book titles becoming no longer available in distribution. In some cases, authors have retained their publishing rights. It is important to know the terms of your publishing agreement.
Shaping Your Book: 3 Tips to Create Order from Disarray By Alexandra O’Connell If you are struggling with organization—your book doesn’t have the flow you want, the pieces don’t seem to fit together, your points are muddy—you are not alone. The good news is that, once we fix the organization, other revisions tend to flow