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Guest Post: Personal Finance for Authors by Swati Teerdhala

Hello Writer’s Block Party readers! Today we’re delighted to have Swati Teerdhala, author of THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT and THE ARCHER AT DAWN, and a longtime friend of the WBP team, talk about personal finance for authors! Thanks for joining us Swati! I had been planning on writing this for awhile as personal finance has… Continue reading Guest Post: Personal Finance for Authors by Swati Teerdhala

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Debut Author Survival Guide #4: Social media presence & Self-promo

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! Self-promotion is daunting, especially when you’re a brand new… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #4: Social media presence & Self-promo

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Writing in Multiple Age Categories: The Why, the How, and the Fun

I’m pinching myself that I get to write this post. Why? Because the idea of writing in multiple age categories still feels so new to me. Being an author has been my dream my entire life, but for a very, very long time, I only ever imagined myself as a YA author. The idea of writing anything… Continue reading Writing in Multiple Age Categories: The Why, the How, and the Fun

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Debut Author Survival Guide #3: Copy Edits

This is a guest post written by Shveta Thakrar The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series!… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #3: Copy Edits

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Debut Author Survival Guide #2: Deadlines

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! Ah, deadlines. Loathe them, love them, fear them, need them–once you… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #2: Deadlines

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Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! When you sell your book one of the first… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

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Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

This post is part of our Pub Finance series where we talk about all things money and how it pertains to being a writer and author careers. You can find the other posts here. HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST “By selling books, of course!” Yes, of course authors make money by selling books,… Continue reading Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

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Pub Finances #1: How to Budget as a Full-time writer/freelancer

Hi all! We’re starting a new series! We saw all the conversations about how there is a lack of transparency in publishing. And while we think there are some great resources already out there, publishing is ever changing and it can’t hurt to have more people sharing their stories! So we started a Pub Finance… Continue reading Pub Finances #1: How to Budget as a Full-time writer/freelancer