Resources: Authors

How to Get Published
How to Get Published

Congratulations! You've completed the long, arduous task of writing a novel. You have an error-free manuscript, and we've helped you put together a winning query package. It's time to send your baby out to seek its fame and fortune.

The Golden Rules for a Good Plot
The Golden Rules for a Good Plot

Everyone wants to know the secret behind amazing novels. Scribendi.com's editors offer five helpful plot rules that will ensure your novel has a good plot, one that will grab and keep your reader's attention.

Writing Short Stories: 11 Hot Tips
Writing Short Stories: 11 Hot Tips

We love short stories. At Scribendi.com, we admire the authors who produce these mini manuscripts, what with their complete plots and well-developed characters.

Plot Structures for Books in a Series
Plot Structures for Books in a Series

When writing a book series, it is important to keep plot structures in mind; each book must have its own plot, a plot which is concluded within its own pages.

Ebook Publishing
Ebook Publishing

Ebook publishing may not meet everyone's needs, but don't reject the idea of making your manuscript into a downloadable product without at least considering the pros and cons.

Understanding the Change to ISBN-13
Understanding the Change to ISBN-13

A short history of the ISBN system and recent changes to the standard are posted here for your reference.

Traditional Publishing versus Self-Publishing: What's the Difference?
Traditional Publishing versus Self-Publishing: What's the Difference?

Traditional publishing or self-publishing: which should you choose? Let us walk you through the advantages and disadvantages of each so that you can choose the best option for your book.

How to Copyright a Book
How to Copyright a Book

Once you've written a story, there are many ways it can be delivered to the world. In this article, we'll look at how to copyright a book.

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