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Graphic Design for Authors: Understanding the Basic Costs by Shauna Aura Knight

We all know the tired adage, don’t buy a book by its cover. Except…we totally do. As authors, a book cover is the single most important piece of our marketing package. Title and blurb come a close second, and graphic design of other marketing collateral is important too. However, with the self-publishing blitz, I have …
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Reasons for Writers Going Digital by Rekha Ambardar

When online magazines (ezines) beckoned at least a decade or more ago, I hustled to submit short stories to them, albeit with some caution, since they were a new phenomenon and I didn’t know what to expect. I’d published mystery, romance, and mainstream stories in print magazines, but editors took such an inordinate amount of …