Essential writing tips to always keep in mind

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Writing can be a very challenging task especially for people who dislike doing it so much. With the birth of the internet, there are many articles circulating the virtual world that you come across.

The factors that make an article enjoyable to read lies in some aspects such as content research and a unique approach to how the writer tells her story.

Read along to know the few writing tips that can help you.

The most important thing when you are creating a story is that you must know what you are going to write about.

Do a lot of research and make time to find valuable information that is relevant to your article. The next challenge is to use the skills you have to make the write-up interesting.

Long paragraphs are not the way to go when you are trying to get people to spend time reading an article, and that’s according to the Type and Tell self-publishing house.  Not everyone is a heavy reader, and most people will skip to the next article.

Try using short paragraphs as they are much easier to read and will attract more readers. Don’t be afraid to use as little as two to three sentences in a single paragraph.

Make use of bullets or numbers. This is a way to stress on certain key points that you want your readers to focus on.

Give your article some styles by using a format with indentations to make your article clearer and easier to read as well as remember.

Choose a very strong attention-grabbing topic or title for your article. It is true that half the battle is won with a title that captures the curiosity of people.

Questions or statements that contain an important keyword or keyword phrases that people are looking for will immediately attract more readers.

However, you must make sure that the title is also relevant to your article content. A misleading title will not reach genuine readers.

These are just a few basic writing tips to help you get the engine started.

Keep them in mind as you work out for an interesting article. With practice, you will be naturally good at it.

5 Recommended Books on Kindle Formatting

One of the things that you can do if you want to get better at Kindle publishing is read some book on doing it well. The problem is that there are lots of books out there about this topic and it can be difficult to know which ones are worth reading. That’s why we have come up with five of the best books on Kindle formatting that you can learn from. For reference, the information in this article was largely drawn from Reedsy’s series on formatting a book

Successful Self-Publishing: How to self-publish and market your book in ebook and print

This book is written by someone that has experience publishing both fiction and nonfiction and has been able to carve out a little niche for themselves and make money from publishing on Kindle and using the print on demand formula. Some of the information is a little outdated, because of the recent Amazon updates, but most of it is extremely valuable.

The Kindle Publishing Bible: How To Sell More Kindle Ebooks on Amazon

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Another great book to read if you are interested in publishing with Amazon Kindle is the Kindle Publishing Bible. Basically, this is a comprehensive guide Amazon Kindle that takes you through the entire self-publishing process and shows you all of the different features that the platform offers. This is probably the most comprehensive guide on Amazon Kindle available today.

KINDLE PUBLISHING – A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO WRITE, EDIT, FORMAT, PUBLISH & MARKET FOR NO $$$

You might also get some use from this book, which is geared towards the author that is trying to self-publish without spending any money. While spending money can definitely be useful if you have some extra, you do not have to spend money to self-publish if you do the work yourself. This guide will walk you through every step of that process and show you exactly how to write your book, how to edit it yourself, how to format it and come up with a book cover and then publish and market your book without spending a single dime.

Let’s Get Digital: How to Self-Publish, And Why You Should

This is another terrific book that has the distinction of being updated with the latest Amazon information and really goes into detail when it comes to digital publishing. You will learn a great deal about Amazon Kindle publishing platform with this book, but you also learn about all of the other platforms out there and how you can use them for self-publishing as well.

Self-Publishing on Amazon 2017: No publisher? No Agent? No Problem!

Self-publishing has never been more prevalent than it is today, and this book shows you exactly how you can avoid the traditional writing route where you go out and get an agent and then look for a publisher, thus allowing you to keep all of the royalties that you make for yourself. This is a really useful book on self-publishing, but it concentrates mostly on publishing with the Kindle platform and if you want to go with Nook or Smashwords, you may have to look that information up separately.