10 signs that show your book is ready to be published

10 signs that show your book is ready to be published

  1. You have checked everything off the exhaustive list.
  2. The novel has gone through every possible stage of editing.
  3. Your editor says that the book is ready (they know what they are talking about).
  4. The book has been through multiple proofreads (one is never enough).
  5. You cannot face reading through your book one more time.
  6. More than 10 people have read the book.
  7. Feedback is overwhelmingly positive.
  8. You are making unnecessary excuses to avoid publication.
  9. Your instinct tells you that the book is ready.
  10. You have made the tough decision that it is time to publish.

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1. Actually write

2. Watch out for repetition (and annihilate it)

3. Weed out clichés

4. Aim for clean, filler-free prose

5. Read... a lot! In a wide range of genre

6. Read again, with a pencil in hand

7. Choose personal over formulaic

8. Experiment to keep your style fresh

9. Sharpen your opening and ending

10. Never forget the big picture

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Getting into the mindset
  1. Become a beginner: There will be an adjustment period, and that’s good!
  2. Respect flash fiction as its own form
  3. Just because it’s short doesn’t mean it’s flash fiction
  4. Don’t try to butcher a longer piece and pass it off as flash fiction
  5. The word limit matters

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Many people think a good essay is persuasive. But more importantly, an essay should be useful.
There are four parts to a good essay:

  • correctness
  • strength
  • importance
  • novelty

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