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This Week in the Blogs, February 21 – 27, 2020

by | Mar 1, 2020

By Shelley Sturgeon

Some great articles on writing and self-publishing for your reading pleasure again this week.

If you forgot to submit your e-book cover to our e-Book Cover Design Awards for February by midnight last night, don’t despair. We’re accepting submissions for our March contest until the end of the month.

And, don’t forget to submit your articles to our Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies blog carnival by March 15th.

Dan Wagstaff on The Casual Optimist
Book Covers of Note, February 2020
“Meh. February. At least it’s almost over (and the book covers are good).”

AskALLi Team on ALLi-s Self-Publishing Advice Center
The Quick and Easy Guide to Fiction Content Marketing
“Content marketing is a popular and effective form of marketing but many authors think it works best for nonfiction. Not so.”

Porter Anderson on Writer Unboxed
The Authors Guild’s 2020 Report
“Building on the Guild’s 2018 survey of author incomes, the new study is an effort to understand what’s pressuring the moneymaking potential and realities of authors.”

Jane Friedman on Jane Friedman
Audiobook Publishing and Distribution: Getting Started Guide for Authors
“Quality audiobooks require significant investment (typically thousands of dollars), and the returns may be minimal to start. Before you decide to move forward, consider the following.”

Sean Platt on Sterling and Stone
A Guide To Writing Your Author Bio
“You’ve finished your book, chosen the title, the cover, maybe you’ve even already written the blurb. Now it’s finally time to write your author bio.”

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