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Is an Editor Required for Self-Publishing a Book?

Are you working on the great American novel or perhaps the next “how-to” bestseller? If so, you might be thinking about what happens next, after you’ve finished your manuscript’s first draft. One question you might have is whether or not you will need an editor. If you get your book accepted by a major publishing

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Can Self-Publishing a Book Help Your Grad School Application?

Are you a prospective graduate student considering self-publishing a book? If so, you might be wondering if it could give your application a boost. The answer is, maybe. It depends on the program you’re applying to and what your book is about. For example, if you’re applying to a writing program and your book is

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How Your Self-Published Book Can Grow Your Business

You’ve been toying with the idea of self-publishing a book for some time now. But you’re not sure if it’s worth the investment. After all, books are a lot of work. And you’re not a professional writer. But what if we told you that self-publishing a book could do wonders for your business? It’s true,

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Foreword, Preface or Introduction for Your Self-Published Book?

There are many elements that may go into any self-published book you’re working on, and one that many authors spend a lot of time thinking about is the beginning section (or sections). Which sort of introductory section should you be utilizing? There are several options out there, and a few things to consider as you

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On Advanced Reader Copies of Self-Published Books

There are a few “versions” of a given book that may be part of the writing, editing and self-publishing process, and one of these that’s common among both self-publishers and other forms of publishing is the advanced reader copy, or ARC. What is being referred to when this term is used, and should you be

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Is Self-Publishing a Good Side Gig?

Today, everyone is looking for a way to make extra money. The cost of food and housing is soaring, and consumers will fall behind if they don’t find a way to keep up. Some of the old reliable side hustles such as driving a rideshare or delivering food are drying up due to the high

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Why Choose Self-Publishing?

For many years, self-publishing was considered the only option for authors who were unable to get a book contract with a major publishing house. While this is sometimes still the case, there are other reasons authors turn to self-publishing. Below, Izzard Ink outlines the most common reasons authors choose self-publishing, and why the industry is growing

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Live Your Dream: Self-Publish a Poetry Book

Poetry is what makes every language beautiful in its own way. Choosing and arranging your words carefully to express your deepest feelings is truly an artform. Self-publishing your poetry book gives your art a permanent home — and a durable, attractive one at that. Izzard Ink helps many authors self-publish poetry books every year —

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Self-Publishing a Photo Book

Are you an avid photographer who wants to share your photos with the world? Then maybe you are considering self-publishing a photo book. If so, Izzard Ink, a top self-publishing company, has some words of wisdom to share with you that can help your self-published photo book be more successful than you ever dreamed. Getting

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How Does the Self-Publishing Process Work?

Many aspiring authors wonder how the self-publishing process works. It’s quite different from the route authors take with a traditional publishing house. You may want to know ahead of time if self-publishing is right for you. It is not exactly the same with every self-publishing house, of course, but there are similarities from one self-publishing