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Writing your way to fame – by the numbers

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

For any writer struggling with their craft but looking for a direct payoff from it, or for any publisher looking to slice through the slushpile, an interesting piece of scientific research has emerged via Science Daily. The paper "Success with Style: Using Writing Style to Predict the Success [...]

Has the public perception of self-publishing finally changed?

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 11, 2013 // 5 Comments

Self-publishing a book can come with pre-conceived notions from readers, other writers and even publishers. People used to think self-publishing a book meant it wasn’t good enough to get picked up by traditional houses. However, the stigma of self-publishing is changing. Success stories have [...]

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