You can’t put your finger on why exactly your book is ugly, but you know it could look better. Here are some tips on where your book design can go wrong and how to fix it.
Learn how to estimate the page count of your book manuscript, how to format your manuscript to make editors happy, and how long your book should generally be depending on its genre.
Your writing is too long. How do I know? If you haven’t spent time cutting words from your writing, it’s too long.
George Orwell was greatly concerned with truth and language and how deliberately misleading language is used to conceal disagreeable political facts. To guide writers into writing clearly and truthfully, he proposed six writing rules.
You don’t, in fact, have to write your book from scratch. You can repurpose content created for some other purpose to write your book. It’s not cheating. It’s good use of your limited time and energy, as well as your talent and skill.
You’re trying to publish five times a week. You don’t have time to edit. But editing your writing is just as important as the message. Here’s why.