June 19, 2019
How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day

How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day: Treat Time like Putty and Squeeze It.

If you want to get anywhere with your writing, it’s important to treat it as a job, even if you’re not necessarily earning any income from it yet. This is true whether you’re crafting the next Pulitzer-winning novel, a groundbreaking scientific paper on particle physics, or even your own private […]
May 31, 2019
How to Write a Good Author Bio

How to Write a Good Author Bio

Writers, of course, can write. But writing an author bio is often seen as an annoying chore at best—or a stressful exercise at worst. How do you summarize your whole life story, all your professional accomplishments, and your body of work in under two hundred words? Luckily, we have some […]
May 23, 2019
Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books

Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books?

You’re at the Grand Canyon. It’s breathtaking in a way that makes you speechless but not wordless. Your hands begin to twitch with the need to capture what you’re smelling, tasting, hearing, seeing, and feeling. But you’re only off for a few days, and your office job is waiting for […]
May 16, 2019
Can You Make Money by Self-Publishing an E-book

Can You Make Money by Self-Publishing an E-book?

With the rise of self-publishing, anyone with a story to tell can become their own publisher and release their book to the world. Whether you’ve had an idea for a novel floating around your head, or you’re a psychologist looking to write a self-help book, self-publishing an e-book has never […]
May 9, 2019
What’s the Difference Between an “Author” and a “Writer”?

What’s the Difference between an Author and a Writer?

If you’re here perusing our Elite Authors site, chances are you’re a writer. Or maybe an author. Wait, perhaps you’re both. But what’s the difference between an author and a writer anyway? These words are often used interchangeably, even by writers and authors themselves. But is that accurate, authors? Is […]
April 25, 2019
How to Market Your Book

How to Market Your Book

So you’ve finished your book! Congratulations! Or maybe you’re just getting the lay of the land before you start your opus? In either case, we at Elite Authors have compiled a handy guide on how to market your book to publishers or, if you’re self-publishing, directly to your readers! In […]
March 28, 2019
How to start a ghostwriting career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career Ghostwriting is when a writer pens a work that another person will get the credit for. However, a ghostwriter career involves a bit more than that! First, you, as the “ghost” writer, must channel the credited author’s own ideas and voice into the work. […]
March 8, 2019
how to start blogging

How to Start Blogging

How to Start Blogging   The web offers seemingly endless opportunities for blog writers. But with so many blogs to contribute to, it’s hard to know how to start blogging. Not every blog is worth your time, and a new blog can take a long time to become profitable. However, […]
February 28, 2019
how to find a literary agent

How to Find a Literary Agent

If you’re planning on making it as a writer, being represented by a literary agent is an enormous advantage. But what if you don’t know where to start? It’s not like writers automatically know how to find a literary agent. Don’t worry. We’re about to explain exactly how to find […]
February 8, 2019
is writing a viable career in 2019

Is Writing a Viable Career in 2019? 

Being a writer has never been easy. You have to be comfortable with harsh critiques, lots of rejections from agents and publishers, and slogging your way through low-paying gigs before you find one that can pay you what you’re worth. But there is always demand for people with strong writing skills, and that might […]
January 17, 2019

The Average Size of a Kindle E-Book

So you’ve got a book you’re ready for the internet to see, but you’re worried about what the average size of a Kindle e-book might be and how your masterpiece might compare. First off, congratulations on finishing a book! That’s no small feat. Next, here are a few cold, hard […]
January 10, 2019
What Is a Title Page

What Is a Title Page?

If you’re ready to create the front material for your book, you may find yourself wondering, “What is a title page?” and “Why is it necessary?” Though it may seem redundant, a title page is an important part of the overall look when it comes to a novel or a […]
December 31, 2018

CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing: Issues and Troubleshooting

One of the biggest changes to hit the independent publishing industry in 2018 was CreateSpace wrapping things up and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) taking its place. If you’re an indie author and you haven’t already made the CreateSpace-to-KDP switch, you’re probably looking to do so. And while Amazon has done […]
December 26, 2018
book editor

What Does a Book Editor Really Do?

  What Does a Book Editor Really Do? When it comes to completing a book, no writer should go it alone. A professional book editor can help you develop your ideas and polish your work. Moreover, they can help ensure your finished book is a high-quality, professional product ready for publishing. […]
December 24, 2018

How to Move from CreateSpace to KDP

How to Move from CreateSpace to KDP Well, it’s official. CreateSpace, Amazon’s well-regarded book editing, formatting, and print-on-demand publishing service, is no more. If you are one of the many authors who published via CreateSpace, the change might have come as a shock—or you might have seen the end coming. […]