Opyrus Blog for Authors and Writers

Published On Oct 27, 2014

How Frequently Should You Share (And Publish!) Your Writing?

We all learned in kindergarten that sharing is caring, but when it comes to writing, sharing your work can be downright scary! The decision to share your work depends on a lot of different factors, and the sharing itself can take many forms.

The...

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

Writing for the Ear: Can Audiobooks Improve Your Work?

Can audio books help you create music for your readers' ears?

It's clear that audiobooks are a powerful force that writers would be remiss to overlook, but there may be a hidden benefit to including audiobooks in your overall publishing...

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

What Self-published Authors Should Do About a Bad Review

 

A bad book review is not uncommon and it will not be your last!

There is one truism that all self-published authors must accept -- not everyone is going to like what you write. The good news is a bad review at least means someone is reading...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

How to Throw a Book Launch Party for Sales Out of the Gate

Whether you're an independent self published author or you go the traditional route, a big part of your writing job is going to be marketing your book after it's published. Word of mouth is crucial for any book's success, and one of the best...

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Published On Aug 12, 2015

How to Create a Winning Formula in Your Non-Fiction Niche

Readers usually search for non-fiction books because they're looking to solve a problem or answer a question. They search for their books by keyword: growing vegetables, puppy training, sailboat building. Unlike fiction authors, people who write...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

4 Ways to Ring in the Holiday Season with a Book Marketing Strategy

‘Tis the season ... That’s right, it might still be warm outside, but the holiday shopping season is approaching fast. Savvy self-published authors know this is the time to craft your strategy and begin to put your book in the spotlight....

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

It’s An Even More Amazing Time To Be a Published Author!

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It is now been almost four years since I said “What an amazing  time to become a published Author”. And you know what, today it’s even better!

The power you now have to share your work on global scale is truly amazing. The potential...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

5 Things Outlander Teaches Authors About Persevering

When it was first published in 1991, Outlander became a worldwide best seller. This romantic tale of a woman who fell through time and the Scotsman she falls in love with is filled with authentic details of 18th century Highland life. Fans have...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

4 Tips On Alter Ego Marketing to Bring Your Character to Life

Imagine going online and finding Katniss Everdeen's tweets, Hermione Grainger's Pinterest boards, or T.S. Garp's Facebook posts. If you're a fan of their stories, you'd follow along, adding them to your favorites lists and perhaps sharing...

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