Case Study: Your Book as a Business Card

Case Study: Your Book as a Business Card

How does the company with the largest network of digital marketing consultants in the world demonstrate value to its clients? By publishing a book with FriesenPress. Cheryl Baldwin, Director of Marketing Communications at WSI, tells us how they did it.

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Writing for Your Audience

Writing for Your Audience

Whether you are writing a book, a concerto, a pop song or a play, you are likely doing so in the hope that it will one day be received and enjoyed by an audience. In order to achieve the best possible success, it's vital to consider your audience during the writing process.

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A Guide to Self-Publishing Tools, Elements, & Terms

A Guide to Self-Publishing Tools, Elements, & Terms

We shine a light on the tools, elements and terms you need to know to communicate fluently during the book publishing process.

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4 Common Self-Publishing Stumbling Blocks

4 Common Self-Publishing Stumbling Blocks

Ready to dive into the world of self-publishing? Familiarize yourself with these four common stumbling blocks of self-publishing and get a head start on your journey. Awareness of what's to come will help you determine your goals, create a timeline, and highlight some areas you may wish to investigate further.

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3 Ways to Create Engaging Characters

3 Ways to Create Engaging Characters

Compelling characters drive all great stories and keep us reading - we need to see how the events in the story will change them, for better or worse. Learn a few techniques you can use to develop strong, memorable and engaging characters.

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Writing Tips: Show, Don't Tell

Writing Tips: Show, Don't Tell

One of the common pieces of literary advice is “show, don't tell”, but what exactly does this mean? Read on to find out.

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6 Ways to Give a Better Book Reading

6 Ways to Give a Better Book Reading

Readings are a delicate art - even if you don't suffer from stage fright, a poor reading can turn away a potential audience. Improve your next public reading with these 6 tricks!

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Young Authors Take a Special Tour of FriesenPress

Young Authors Take a Special Tour of FriesenPress

We are always thrilled to give back to the local community that supports us. We partnered with Story Studio to publish an anthology containing the writing of some of Victoria's youngest authors - and held a tour of our offices to make their book launch even more special.

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Takeaway Tips for Using Active & Passive Voice

Takeaway Tips for Using Active & Passive Voice

Employ both active and passive voice with confidence and sophistication when writing your manuscript using this helpful guide!

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The Anatomy of an Effective Book Cover

The Anatomy of an Effective Book Cover

Well-written, compelling content makes up the body and soul of your book, but its cover design is comparable to getting dressed; it immediately allows potential readers to experience your story’s personality. An effective book cover propels readers to learn what’s inside.

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