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How To Write An Autobiography: Top Tips From Book Printing UK

October 21, 2019 1:47 pm | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Are you looking to learn how to write an autobiography? If so, you’ve come to the right place. For the sake of clarity this refers only to writing your own autobiography, but it can be applied to biographies too so read on to find our more! What types of autobiographies are there? A lot of… View Article
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Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

August 12, 2019 9:09 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
The lines between traditional publishing and self‐publishing are becoming more blurred. It’s no longer the case that professional authors can only be published by the big five publishing houses. In fact, more and more professional authors are turning to self-publishing as it can offer a number of benefits. Yet many authors still prefer to have… View Article

How to Edit Your Own Writing – 10 Effective Tips

July 2, 2019 12:30 pm | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Is it possible to edit your own writing brilliantly? If you’re trying to learn how to edit your own writing, then that’s a question you might be asking yourself. You’re biased. You’re editing words you’ve read many times before. And you’re deleting paragraphs you once crafted to perfection. Can you do an adequate job of… View Article
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RGB vs CMYK: Which is Better for Print?

June 20, 2019 9:43 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Choosing the correct colour mode is very important when it comes to design. This article explains the differences between RGB and CMYK and when to use each mode. Designing for print can be quite unforgiving if you aren’t ‘thinking print’. Thinking print is all about preparing your design with the final printed product in mind… View Article
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Question Time: All About Book Cover Designs

June 19, 2019 7:11 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash What Makes Book Cover Designs Iconic? With the average attention span standing at just 8 seconds, there’s not long to capture a reader’s attention when they’re scrolling through Amazon looking for their next must-read. Often, it’s the book cover designs that take the first step in persuading readers to… View Article
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Novel Writing Tips: How to Avoid a Muddled Mind

May 23, 2019 1:12 pm | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Writing a novel can give you both literal and figurative headaches. While this blog of suggestions may not solve your plot problems, it can keep you from getting bogged down by a headache that makes you want to curl and take a nap. As nice as naps are, let’s start off with some novel writing tips to help with a foggy brain…
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How to Find Inspiration to Write and Get Creative

March 26, 2019 9:00 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
  Writing is without question, the most essential part of a book (that’s why you’re here, right?), but undoubtedly the hardest. From finding inspiration to keeping motivated to conquering writer’s block, the barrage of hurdles one must jump through to complete a written project can appear daunting and endless. But we’re here to help you… View Article
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How to Print a Book: 5 Things You Need to Know

March 18, 2019 10:30 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
  You’ve done it – you’ve written a book and you’re ready to get it into the hands of your readers. Now what? The process of getting your book printed may seem a little daunting, but rest assured that printing your own book has never been easier. Whether your book is for the world to… View Article
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Writer’s Block: 5 Great Tips to Beat It

February 23, 2019 9:55 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
As writers, we’ve all been there before: you’ve been sitting at your desk hard at work for what feels like hours, but when you look up at your screen, all you have is a title and a series of unfinished sentences… this is the pain of writer’s block! For those of us who make our… View Article
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Editing and Proofreading: Do I Need a Professional?

December 15, 2018 10:00 am | Published by Lewis McCarthy
Writing a book isn’t easy. Fiction, non-fiction, autobiography, fantasy, history – whatever style and genre you choose it’s no small task and at some point, you are likely to find yourself asking ‘do I need some professional advice?’ But how do you know what kind of help you might need, and when do you need… View Article
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