Author Archives: emereo

What is the difference between ISBN-10 and ISBN-13?

ISBN stands for International Standards Book Numbers. In 2007 a change was made to only have 13 digit ISBN numbers. The old ISBN-10 numbers are still valid for older titles, but for all new books the ISBN 13 standard is preferred. The change is pretty straightforward as it is solely to preface 978 of the…

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New authors publishers – finding the needle in the haystack

When you are a new writer (or rather a new author) you need to find a publisher who is willing to take you book and publish it. Not all publishers accept documents and manuscripts from new authors and self publishing is a bit of a mine field if you’re not sure how to publish a…

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What is an ISBN number?

Unless a publication is to be traded immediately as of the writer to the general public, an ISBN numeral is needed to distinctively recognize the name of the book from other publications. The ISBN number gives your publication a unique identifier.   Any book that is sold MUST have an ISBN number. The ISBN number…

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What is Print on Demand (POD)

Print-On-Demand (POD) issuing alludes to the capacity to print high-quality publications as required. For self-published publications, this is frequently a further frugal choice compared to managing a print run of 100s or 1000s of publications. Many businesses, such as Createspace (owned by Amazon.com), Lulu and iUniverse permit publishing sole publications at per-book outlays not fully developed…

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How hard is it to write a book?

Writing a book is all about discipline. The discipline to research your audience and subject before you even put pen to paper. What is the story you want to tell? Is your story something other people are interested in? Once you have a fair idea of the story line you simply start writing. Doesn’t matter…

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What is Self Publishing?

‘Self-publishing’ is the issue that publishing and different media experience and the writer of work, do not involve the participation of a recognized third-party producers. A self-published  publication is indicated to be ‘privately printed’. The writer is accountable and in command of the whole procedure from beginning to end. In the situation of a publication, the…

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How to write a bestselling book?

Every author dreams of becoming a bestselling author and many of our writing friends send emails with screenshots of their book covers to show that they are in the top 10 of sales ranking on their favorite sales channel. Now stop reading and think about the feeling it will give you when you see your…

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How to publish my book on Amazon

Most people in the world would have heard of Amazon.com. It is one of the biggest online stores world wide. Every day thousands of books are added to Amazon.com through their successful Createspace program. The CreateSpace program gives you direct access into the Amazon.com sales catalogue, the downside of this program however is that it…

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I want to publish a book… where do I start?

The moment you start writing your book you probably start to wonder how you are going to publish your book? How does publishing work, and what is involved? There are so many options and so many things to choose from that it can be a bit daunting at first. However, ultimately it all comes down…

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When my book is published, will it also be printed?

The publishing world can be quite confusing. The main reason for this is that the industry has changed a lot on the past decade. Where it used to be that a published would would by definition also be printed in large quantities, this is no longer a requirement. Publishing a book is the result of a…

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