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Beta-readers. What is it all about?

Being an author, you know your book best. But still, you may overlook some important details. That is why you need beta-readers. Who are they? Beta-readers are non-professional readers who read a written work, generally fiction, with the intent of looking over the material to

should title be original

Should your title be original?

At some point every author faces a problem: what title to choose for my book? Should it be long or short? Should it describe or surprise? And eventually: Should the title be original? This last questions turns out to be frequently asked. Some of the

how to make your book stand out in a crowd

How to make your book stand out in a crowd?

Many self-publishing authors ask me that question. If 90% of Americans want to publish their own book, what are your chances to get noticed? How to make your book stand out in a crowd? You need something that catches the eye of your potential reader,