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Why Having a Target Audience for Your Book Matters

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on February 24, 2017 0 Comments
Why Having a Target Audience for Your Book Matters

You’ve done it! You’ve written your book and have committed to publish it. You’re probably excited to share the final product with the whole world. Well, maybe not the entire world, but your target audience is definitely all Christian readers of all ages in the United States at least, right? Believe it or not, many authors enter the publishing process […]

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Why do our authors love Book Expo America? [Video]

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on February 16, 2017 1 Comment
Why do our authors love Book Expo America? [Video]

How does sending your book to Book Expo America, the largest book fair in North America, put your book at the center of the publishing industry? Xulon author Tracee Newman, who wrote The Adventures of Akeem, recently shared how Book Expo America got her book noticed—and even helped sell copies of her book! Ready to send your book to BEA? Call your […]

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Describing Characters: What You Are Doing Wrong?

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
Describing Characters: What You Are Doing Wrong?

Everyone wants to write characters who feel like living, breathing people. After all, that is how readers connect with them, feel for them, and eventually love or hate them—our ultimate goal. Whether you are trying to adequately describe real people, like your parents in your autobiography, or you are creating characters from scratch, such as […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Tackling the Blank Page

Filed in Author Inspirations, Writing Tips by on December 30, 2016 4 Comments
New Year’s Resolution: Tackling the Blank Page

We have all been there: that white document glowing in your face, only marked with a flashing cursor simply ticking off the seconds that you aren’t writing—that you are allowing your idea to tuck further inside of you, away from the fate that waits on the page. You have your idea, that little seed of […]

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Let the Holiday Season Inspire Your Writing

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on December 21, 2016 0 Comments
Let the Holiday Season Inspire Your Writing

With less than a week until Christmas Day, we at Xulon Press are aglow with the joy that the holidays bring. As book lovers, we know just how stimulating the excitement of the holiday season can be for creative work—and, at the same time, how distracting it can be with endless to-do lists, gift buying, […]

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