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Great Beginnings: How You Should Start Your Next Novel

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Great Beginnings: How You Should Start Your Next Novel

By your side is a ratty notebook, bruised black and blue with the smeared ink of furiously scribbled ideas that came to you at midnight, dotted with translucence from the epiphany you had about your villain, while still wet from a shower.  You’ve finally decided to write the story that has been stirring around in your […]

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Easter: Is It Really the Second Biggest Book-Buying Season of the Year?

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Easter: Is It Really the Second Biggest Book-Buying Season of the Year?

You’ve probably already heard this once, twice, or ten times… But Easter is the second largest book-buying season of the year in the Christian publishing industry. It’s not Christmas, but Easter book sales are still big. And truthfully, while sales do peak during Easter, they also trickle through the last remaining reaches of spring. What spurs […]

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Grammar Day

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Grammar Day

Grammarists rejoice! National Grammar Day is upon us, and we have cooked up some really fun ideas to help you celebrate the day. First, how about a little history? Martha Brockenbrough originally founded National Grammar Day in 2008 because she wanted to help her students with their grammar in a lively and positive way. Even […]

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Hello March! Trendy New Ways to Buy Books, Easter Prayers & National Grammar Day.

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Hello March! Trendy New Ways to Buy Books, Easter Prayers & National Grammar Day.

Hello, readers! March is here, and the earth will be in bloom before we know it! Here on the Xulon Press blog, we’ve got lots of new, fresh ideas blooming throughout the month to keep you excited and inspired. We’ll be looking at some new, cool ways in which books are finding their way to readers; ranging from […]

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Book Cover Inspo: How to Create the Perfect Cover for Your Book

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Book Cover Inspo: How to Create the Perfect Cover for Your Book

All authors dream of having that perfect book cover, the one that will capture the spirit of our story. They want their book to be seen and talked about. Read on for a breakdown of what goes into a good cover design—and a little book cover inspiration.  At Xulon Press our team of designers use their experience, […]

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