Most people don't see the connection between stealing and piracy and therefore do not consider it a crime. For this reason, among others, piracy will continue to exist. Unfortunately, there is no foolproof way of stopping piracy in the publishing industry. However, there are measures you can take to help "stop" piracy.
From classics to contemporaries, there have been thousands of holiday books written around the Christmas theme. These books is that they span across a variety of different genres. So rather you're in the mood for mystery, a sappy love story or just a good old fashion fuzzy Christmas tale, you're sure to find one that appropriately matches your mood or disposition.
To succeed as an indie author, you must embrace both the business and writing aspects of publishing. However, that is easier said than done. Finding a balance between the writing and business aspects isn’t easy; however, it must and can be done.
Proofreading a friend's work is not worth losing a valuable relationship. If you can't be honest about how you really feel, then simply declining the request is the best option. True friendships are hard to find and should therefore be nurtured and salvaged at all costs.
The first few pages of a book are solely responsible for introducing your book to the world. The first chapter can draw in agents, publishers and readers alike so it is by far the most crucial part of your book. There are no shortcuts to writing the perfect first chapter and virtually no one can do it flawlessly on their first attempt. These elements will give you a good starting point and a roadmap for eventually writing one that begs attention.
If you’re an aspiring novelist but have yet to write your masterpiece, you might want to consider taking part in the National Novel Writing Month. The NaNoWriMo believes that there's a story in everyone and that participating in this internet-based campaign can help pull it out. It should foster new practices, that in turn can stimulate creativity and equip you with tools that can be applied to future projects.