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It’s Time to Start Your Book Project: Tips for Success

Over the past few months, we have seen more authors taking steps to share their stories with the world by publishing a book. Staying at home has given many authors a chance to reflect and work on book projects they may have been putting off for years. This is a great way to use the…

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How to Become a Bestselling Author

Do you want your book to become a bestseller? Many authors launch their book with this goal in mind. Reaching bestseller status was defined for decades by gatekeepers like the New York Times, who held their bestsellers to high standards—typically selling thousands of copies in a week. Today, many authors still consider becoming a bestseller…

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3 Things to Keep in Mind When Self-Publishing a Poetry Book

Poetry is a beautiful, magical way to tell a story, express a feeling or convey a message. Even though many people today tell stories, express feelings and convey messages on Twitter or Facebook, at Izzard Ink, we believe there remains a hallowed place for poetry. If you want to self-publish a poetry book, we can…

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Getting Started on Your Children’s Book

Children’s books are so enchanting! Many of us remember the most iconic ones from our childhood — Winnie-the-Pooh, Charlotte’s Web, Goodnight Moon. You may have an idea that’s just as great as these classics, but how do you get started with self-publishing children’s books? Izzard Ink is here to help. We have been in the…

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4 Tips for Self-Publishing Your Book

If you’re not familiar with self-publishing, take it from the experts — there’s much more to it than signing on the dotted line and getting a box of your books in the mail. Or at least there should be. The sad truth is, when you’re looking for the best self-publishing companies, you will unfortunately find…

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How to Self-Publish a Coffee Table Book

Do you dream about a coffee table book with your name on it gracing living rooms across America? Self-publishing with Izzard Ink can help you realize your dream. Although coffee table books don’t have to be books of photographs, many of them are, because they are as much a decoration as they are a pastime.…

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Editing Poetry

Editing Poetry At first glance, the editing process may seem at odds with the very function of poetry, as well as the metrics that define its quality. After all, what form of writing is more personal? When do standards for grammar and “correctness” still apply, and when are they best thrown out the window? If…

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How to Find the Perfect Editor

How to Find the Perfect Editor There are many elements that separate a typical self-published book from the polished, high-quality books we expect to find on the shelves of bookstores. Everything from design to distribution strategies determines whether a book will compete alongside the vast number of books that are self-published each year, or on…

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Self-Publishing with Quality and Control

Izzard Ink is giving self-publishinga good name.You may think of self-publishing as synonymous with vanity presses, but we have proven it doesn’t have to be. To be sure, helping authors publish their books can be a truly valuable service. But in the absence of professional guidance, many otherwise talented authors suffer the fate of seeing…

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How to Get Book Reviews

Professional Book Reviews How do you get book reviews so you are ready to begin marketing your book to readers and retailers? One key step for self-publishing authors in their marketing efforts is to get professional book reviews. Professional reviews are important to attracting potential readers – they will feature prominently on your Amazon page,…

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