Category: Publishing Resources

Why Publish an E-book?
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Why Publish an E-book?

Or rather, the question should be why NOT publish an E-Book? On the upside, E-books are: Another way to get books to your readers Almost immediate availability upon purchase No printing, shipping, or storage costs Minimal time from finish to sale Easy to revise Can add links and resources not available in print Really, there...

Should I Use Name Brands?
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Should I Use Name Brands?

To add a sense of reality to fiction, authors sometimes use brand named products, but should they? The short answer is: It depends. We've all found brand names in books, TV shows, and movies. In fact, many viewers become annoyed with obvious branding in movies, so studios have become more circumvent in their product placement....

Creating Your Narrative Sequence
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Creating Your Narrative Sequence

Part 2 of a Series on Writing Good Children’s Books- Children want to be entertained. Simple and pure. Just like adults, they enjoy an exciting story and you must carefully consider the order of events for each age group. Depending on the age of your reader, the narrative may or may not follow the events...

8 Steps to Getting Your Book Published
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8 Steps to Getting Your Book Published

Help Crimson Dragon Publishing Say “Yes!” to your next Children’s Book As an independent publisher with open submissions, we see a lot of manuscripts. It would be nice if we could publish every one, but that just isn’t possible. Follow these guidelines to make your submission stand out in a good way. Audience Know your...

7 Keys to Writing Children’s Books
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7 Keys to Writing Children’s Books

Writing your children’s book doesn’t have to be hard, but there are a few key ideas you need to remember. What do you like to read? Mystery, suspense, science fiction, fantasy, comedy, or maybe crime drama? Kids like all those genres, too! So, pick a genre you enjoy and write to kids. Every story needs...