October 28, 2020

Different Types of Book Editing: Understanding Your Options

So you’re writing your first (or fifth, or fiftieth) book. Whether you’re a first-time author or an established pro, you’ll need an editor if you plan to publish your work. Good book editing services can help ensure your manuscript is cohesive, error-free, and ready to make an impact on your […]
October 21, 2020

Indie Book Marketing Ideas

The number of self-published books has grown over the past decade, and the industry is poised to continue its progress. As an independent author, you have many tools and resources to help you achieve your self-publishing goals and build an author platform. Implementing some helpful indie book marketing ideas can […]
October 14, 2020

Cost of Editing a Book

The cost of editing a book can convince some aspiring authors that the DIY method is the way to go. But making the decision not to hire a copy editor or invest in line editing, developmental editing, and other book editing services can be a huge obstacle to seeing your […]
October 14, 2020
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What Does a Book Editor Do?

As an up-and-coming author, you’ve worked extremely hard on your manuscript. You’ve put in time and effort and have gone through several rounds of revisions. Now, with a completed draft finally in hand, it’s time to start looking to get your work published! But not so fast. Before sending your draft […]
September 8, 2020

Professional Copyediting Services

What is copyediting, and why is it important? Copy editors perform copyediting services such as proofreading, line editing, and substantive editing. Many different types of writing—including scientific articles, dissertations, school papers, articles, and web copy—would benefit from a copy editor reading through them before publication. All manuscripts need copyediting before […]
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 and professional accomplishments in under two hundred words? After all, you have a huge body of work, right? […]
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 […]