Punctuating, Presenting, and Naturalizing Dialogue

Punctuating, Presenting, and Naturalizing Dialogue

Crafting diagloue is equal parts art and science. Follow these tips to make your characters' conversations effective and engaging!

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Author Experience: Garth Laidlaw

Author Experience: Garth Laidlaw

The bond formed between FriesenPress’ published authors and their production team is a powerful one. Our Author Experience feature gives our authors a platform to tell the story behind the publication of their story, in their own words. 

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8 Tips For Better Back Cover Content

8 Tips For Better Back Cover Content

Your book's cover is the bait, but the back cover content is the true hook - one that turns a reader’s curiosity into action.

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The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 2

The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 2

In the second of this two-part piece, we finish mapping out three different stages of editing, plotting a route that will guide you safely to your dream destination: a published author whose book is ready to take on the literary marketplace!

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The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 1

The Importance of Professional Editing, Part 1

Editing is a journey, and one you dare not take alone. In this two-part piece, we map out three different stages of editing, plotting a route that will guide you safely to your dream destination: a published author whose book is ready to take on the literary marketplace!

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5 Tips for Planning a Successful Book Launch

5 Tips for Planning a Successful Book Launch

Because releasing your book into the world should be a celebration, not something you dread.

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Readability 101: Designing the Interior of Your Book

Readability 101: Designing the Interior of Your Book

A book's text design is far less eye-catching than its cover — so much so that it’s easy to forget the text is designed at all. This is a good thing.

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Taking Stock: How and Where to Find Images for Your Book Cover

Taking Stock: How and Where to Find Images for Your Book Cover

Stock images provide the starting point from which your designer can create imaginative and innovative cover designs, at little or no cost to you.

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