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Is Your New Year’s Resolution Self-Publishing a Book?

So many people have a book inside them, just waiting to get out. But like so many other projects in life, you may have temporarily shelved your idea of self-publishing a book. But now you’re determined: It’s 2022 — the year you will self-publish your first book. The team at Izzard Ink knows that authors…

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Differences Between Memoirs and Autobiographies

When individual authors are looking to tell their personal story, they have a few options in terms of the type of approach they may take. Two of the most common, and which may even be confused for one another at times, are the memoir and the autobiography — which is right for your project?  At…

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Top Publishing Trends of 2022

The past few years have brought unexpected changes into every sphere of our lives, and the world of writing, reading, and publishing is no exception. However, the publishing world had already been shifting continuously for over a decade. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed so many industries to take massive, previously unthinkable leaps into the digital…

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How to Get Your Book on the New York Times Bestseller List

For many authors, a primary career goal is to make it onto the New York Times bestseller list. There are a number of different such lists out there, but the NYT’s is easily the most prestigious and well-known, and it’s a goal many authors aspire to with good reason.  At Izzard Ink, our self-publishing services have…

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Plan Ahead to Self-Publish a Christian Book

With the Christmas season approaching, Jesus is on the minds of Christians everywhere. Celebrating the birth of Christ is a worldwide event that brings joy and happiness to communities across the globe. But in many Christian faiths, the bigger holiday is Easter — the resurrection. It is at this time that the tenets of Christianity…

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Self-Publishing a Book About the Holidays

Although it’s not hard to find books about the holidays, trust us, there is always room for more. The winter holidays are warm time for gathering with family and creating memories, and so many people enjoy getting a new book to share at this time. Are you thinking of self-publishing a book about the holidays?…

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3 Reasons Why Self-Publishing Is Better

If you’re an author wrestling with the decision about whether to try to get a contract with a major publishing house or go with a self-publishing company, we have some advice for you. As one of the industry’s most respected self-publishing companies, Izzard Ink has the knowledge and experience to give you some valuable guidance.…

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What Is the Best Self-Publishing Company?

Many aspiring authors want to know, what is the best self-publishing company? Like many industries, there isn’t always one clear leader. One reason for this is that the better question might be: What is the best self-publishing company for me? The professional team at Izzard Ink has some tips for you about what to look…

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Can You Be Successful at Self-Publishing?

When you’re a new or unpublished author, you may wonder if you can find success self-publishing. Here at Izzard Ink, we can assure you that we have worked with many authors who have succeeded with self-publishing. Your first step is to set some goals. What Is Your Idea for Self-Publishing a Book? Every great book…

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Does Self-Publishing Count as Being Published?

Many new authors wonder if self-publishing counts as being published. The team at Izzard Ink explains below why some people think self-publishing doesn’t count as being self-published and how perceptions have changed over the years. What Is Publishing? At one time, self-publishing was unusual and uncommon. Most books that you would find in bookstores and…