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How to Become An Author

Chances of starting an author’s career are plenty. It can be a good dream to have, but scary when it comes to executing. This may turn out to be the answer to your prayers. What it needs are your focus and determination. You will have to keep in mind a few points, and rearrange your life, to make it work.

There has to be time dedicated to this craft. Those with other jobs will have to see how much free time they can spare. Ask your family to support you in this journey. They could also make your primary editors, and share ideas. Make time to be with them too.

Take note of every strand of thought that comes to you from your book, wherever you are. You can worry about how they will fit into your story some other time. It is a great way to beat writer’s block and to gather enough material for your book. What you are looking for is a great narrative. Keep your first topic within your field of expertise.
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You may self-publish, or contract a publishing house. It is possible to get different quotations from different publishing houses. You may rely on your network to try and get a good deal. You could also ask other authors directly for assistance from their contacts. A professionally edited and published book has better chances of selling. The the expense incurred shall be outweighed by the quality returned.
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It is important to keep in mind that you will be more successful when your chosen topic is something you are truly passionate about. Pick your topic well, so that your flow will be natural, and authentic.

It wise not to leave all the marketing duties to the publisher, as much as they are responsible for this. It is their duty to market, but it is in your best interest to take the initiative. Aim to present several copies to people you consider influential, to get the interest generated much faster. Ensure you get a book review done for yours. You should only work with the top reviewers for your book. It does not hurt to get your book mentioned in the newspapers and similar publishing. When the do a review and write about it, your book will benefit. For an even greater outreach and advertising effort, a website for your book plays a critical role. No business survives without an online presence in today’s world. By keeping these ideas in mind, you stand a better chance of starting your writing career well.

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