The Platform of Self-Publishing

Balboa Press publishes articles written by our authors in which they share some aspect of their self-publishing journeys. These are the words of Susan Wolf Johnson, author of  King Daniel: Gasparilla of Pirates. If you’d like to contact Susan, you can do so through her Facebook author page. Download the Balboa Press free publishing guide to receive more information…

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Are you a “Pantser” or are you a “Plotter?”

Whitney Eklof is currently an offline marketing specialist for Author Solutions, the world leader in supported self-publishing. She has a master’s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University, focusing specifically on storytelling across a range of mediums and story world creation.  While at IU, she also served as an associate instructor, educating students about writing, storytelling,…

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4 Creative Editing Techniques

Regan Platt is an offline marketing intern at Author Solutions, the world leader in supported self-publishing. She is currently a senior at Indiana University where she studies English. Regan is in Indiana University’s Liberal Arts Management Program, an honors level interdisciplinary program that incorporates Kelley School of Business courses with a liberal arts education.  1.…

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Creative Exercises to Keep You Going

Whitney Eklof is currently an offline marketing specialist for Author Solutions, the world leader in supported self-publishing. She has a master’s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University, focusing specifically on storytelling across a range of mediums and storyworld creation.  While at IU, she also served as an associate instructor, educating students about writing, storytelling, and…

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Five Tips to Help You Finish Your Manuscript

You were inspired. You started out strong, but you’re starting to run out of gas before the finish line. Not to worry! Here are five surefire tips to help you complete your manuscript and self-publish it. Put them into practice and you’ll be holding your first book signing before you know it. 1. Set a target date…

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Using Research to Craft a Better Book

Research is a must for self-published authors because it shows that you are informed and knowledgeable on a topic, and it gives you instant credibility with potential readers. Don’t think that research is only necessary for nonfiction authors; fiction writers can benefit from doing their homework, too! The good news is that when you are…

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Patti Galietta on Writing and Marketing Her Book

Balboa Press publishes articles written by our authors in which they share some aspect of their self-publishing journeys. These are the words of Patti Galietta author of Angel’s Christmas Miracle, Check her out on Twitter, Goodreads and Pinterest. Download the Balboa Press free publishing guide to receive more information on self-publishing your book with Balboa Press.  Just like everyone I…

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Motivational Writing by Valerie Haynes Perry

Balboa Press publishes articles written by our authors in which they share some aspect of their self-publishing journeys. These are the words of Valerie Haynes Perry author of Write the Book You Want, For more information, check out her website and Facebook. Download the Balboa Press free publishing guide to receive more information on self-publishing your book with Balboa Press.  Writing can…

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Marketing for the Creative Individual

Balboa Press publishes articles written by our authors in which they share some aspect of their self-publishing journeys. These are the words of KJ Landis, author of  Superior Self: Reaching Superior Health For A Superior Self and other books. For more about KJ, check out her website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram. Download the Balboa Press free publishing…

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