Publishing Basics for Authors

Being a successful author takes more than a few hundred brilliant manuscript pages. Follow these professional writing tips to become a steady writer, build your platform, and manage your taxes and cash flow.

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Recipients of the Man Booker Prize From 1968 to Present
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Literary Agent Advice for YA and Kids Authors
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How to Get Started Writing a Book Proposal
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Film or TV Deal? What a Book Author Needs to Know
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What You Need for an Effective Book Proposal
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Helpful Tax Deduction Tips for Writers
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How Much Does an Author Make?
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Are You a Book Author? Tax Tips You'll Want to Know
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Here Is a Look at IRS Guidelines for Book Authors for Hobbyist vs. Pro
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Selling Your Own Books? Sales Tax Facts for Authors
Digital Book Publishing: How Tech and Money Affect the Author's Bottom Line
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Should You Attend That Book Publishing Conference?
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What You Should Know About Being a Published Book Author
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The Dangers of Sitting and Healthy Habits for Writers
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Here Are Some Essential Rules and Tips for Living Life as a Writer