Welcome to the November 18, 2013 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. We’ve got a range of topics in this week’s carnival, from book marketing, book sales, self-publishing, writing, and more. Thank you to all of the contributors!
Rich Page presents Just Launched: My Conversion Rate Optimization Toolbox! posted at Rich Page: Website Optimizer, saying, “This new free website conversion rate optimization toolbox is packed with guides and PDFs to help you sell many more books on your website.”
Erica Verrillo presents Four Publishing Houses That Take Submissions Directly From Writers posted at Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity, saying, “It is becoming increasingly rare to find publishing houses that will accept manuscripts directly from writers. But for some genres, you don’t need an agent to get published. Here are four publishers that will accept manuscripts directly from authors.”
Katie McCoach presents Developmental Editing: What is it Exactly? posted at Katie McCoach Editorial, saying, “The editorial process of the developmental edit may vary from editor to editor, however the idea is the same – work with an author to help the author create the best possible story they can. This article explains 5 things a developmental editor can do for you.”
Vikk Simmons presents Good Housekeeping writing contest wants memoir posted at Down the Writer’s Path, saying, “Looking for a big glossy magazine writing contest? None better than Glamour’s Magazine with a $5,000 prize package.”
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