The Essential Elements of an Author Website

The Essential Elements of an Author Website

Authors: when someone Googles you, your website should be the first hit. But what should it include? And how can you make it look good?

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How to Craft the Unique Selling Proposition for Your Book

How to Craft the Unique Selling Proposition for Your Book

How do you cut through all the noise of a crowded marketplace? By defining a specific, resonant Unique Selling Proposition for your book.

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7 Book Promotion Tips for Introverts

7 Book Promotion Tips for Introverts

Extroverted? This probably isn't the post for you.

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Get Connected! How building community can make you a better writer.

Get Connected! How building community can make you a better writer.

As writers, it’s easy to get lost in what we’re doing. We settle in at our computer (or notebook) and start hammering out our written worlds. Being solitary is part and parcel of the writing life. But to be successful as a writer — commercially or otherwise — we need to connect with others.

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Unwrapping Your Author Brand

Unwrapping Your Author Brand

Once you’ve published your book, you’ll need to find ways to convince people to open it, and that requires more than just a pretty cover. A strong brand can set you apart!

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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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