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5 Top Tips for Self-publishing Memoirs and Autobiography

Thinking of self-publishing a memoir or autobiography? Sarah Juckes of CompletelyNovel offers top tips on how to give it the professional edge and gain marketing advantages. At CompletelyNovel, I’ve recently seen an influx of writers publishing memoir and autobiography. With Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk winning not only the Samuel Johnson Prize but also […]

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What Indie Authors Can Learn From The Music Industry

Sarah Juckes of ALLi partner member CompletelyNovel has been picking up some great promotional ideas from the indie music industry. There’s lots of great advice online discussing the all-important foundations of book marketing, such as great metadata, having a social media presence and speaking at events. In my experience though, authors often want to get […]

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How to Write an Effective Blurb for a Self-Published Book

An easy-to-follow guide to writing a cover blurb to help seal that sale to your target reader, by YA author Sarah Juckes from ALLi Partner Member CompletelyNovel. So, you’ve got a kick-ass front cover and have chosen a suitable title. Now comes the hardest part – condensing your novel into a few, short paragraphs in […]

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