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Why Do Authors Pay Per Word For Editing?

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Why Do Authors Pay Per Word For Editing?

Many authors often ask us, “Why do editors charge per word for their services?” This is a valid question with an answer that may come as a surprise, or perhaps be an “Aha” moment for some, once explained in detail. To explain in layman’s terms, without getting too complicated: editors charge per word because any […]

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True Life: Finding Creative Purpose from Life’s Struggles

Filed in Author Inspirations by on November 16, 2015 6 Comments
True Life: Finding Creative Purpose from Life’s Struggles

Xulon Press employee Elizabeth Marrero talks about how God used her biggest struggle to give birth to her creative purpose — and the book she’s publishing because of it. When we moved back to the United States from Puerto Rico, I struggled with English. It was all Chinese to me (though it was English… ::kick drum, snare, […]

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How To Set Up a Book Signing – An Interview with Xulon Author Bob Bush

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on November 9, 2015 8 Comments
How To Set Up a Book Signing – An Interview with Xulon Author Bob Bush

What is one of the most effective way to find and meet new readers? Book signings! Xulon Press editor Blair Townley interviews author Robert Bush, who has held 137 book signings, as he dispenses vital advice on how to set up a book signing—and why they’re so important to […]

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Still Dreaming of Writing a Book? Here’s How To Do It In 30 Days.

Filed in Ask the Editor by on November 2, 2015 12 Comments
Still Dreaming of Writing a Book? Here’s How To Do It In 30 Days.

November is a busy month for writers: it’s National Novel Writing Month, also known as NanoWriMo. What happens during NanoWriMo? Simple: to celebrate the only official book-writing month of the year […]

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5 Ways to Paint Autumn into Your Writing

Filed in Ask the Editor by on October 27, 2015 1 Comment
5 Ways to Paint Autumn into Your Writing

How to Write About Fall There’s a reason one of the first pieces of advice any professional offers to a new writer forging ahead on the publishing journey is, “Show, don’t tell.” Readers don’t want to be told, they want to be shown. So, how does one show information? If we use seasons or weather as […]

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