Debbie Elicksen

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July 26, 2014
by Debbie Elicksen
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Take Control of Your Own Publicity

By Tanya Lee Howe As an editor who specializes in nonfiction books, I’m lucky to work with people who are experts in their fields. I learn a lot from the business and legal topics these authors explore in their writing. … Continue reading

June 2, 2014
by Debbie Elicksen
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The Traditional Book Publishing Process and the Pitch

More on the traditional book publishing process. The finishing touches are underway on the book Publishing and Marketing in the Digital World as Self-Counsel Press tweaks it for the upcoming galley copy. Meanwhile, I pitched them a new book: Business Cyberbullying … Continue reading

May 7, 2014
by Debbie Elicksen
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Do We Really Need To Swear Like Sailors in Books, Music, and Film?

Parental Advisory — Explicit Content Russian President Vladimir Putin just signed a bill that will ban swearing in creative content. That might pose a problem with North American musicians, filmmakers, and publishers that want to market their wares to the … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
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What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube by Erik Qualman

By Debbie Elicksen What do you want your legacy to be? Erik Qualman’s goal is to be a digital Dale Carnegie, by helping others lead their best life, leadership, and legacy, God and family first. Once you can answer the legacy … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
by Debbie Elicksen
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Researching a Book Comes In Many Forms

By Debbie Elicksen How authors organize their notes will differ across the keyboard. The information that goes into those notes will likely come from numerous sources and media. You could be watching a show on Al Jazeera and a segment … Continue reading

January 8, 2014
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The Publishing Contract

By Debbie Elicksen Nothing is ever official until it is in writing. Merry Christmas to me, because after email discussions and an acceptance of a future manuscript, December 12, my publisher sent me the contract. Once it left their possession, … Continue reading

January 6, 2014
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Starting the Process of Writing A Book

By Debbie Elicksen Starting the process of writing a book may be different for everyone. We all work differently and view the world with a variety of lenses that we individually change from time to time. When Self-Counsel Press offered … Continue reading

October 11, 2013
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Is Your Book Worth Three Spruce Trees?

By Debbie Elicksen So you want to publish a book. Does it really have to be a print book? Before you think about what format you will publish your book in, consider this: print is an expensive decision, whether you … Continue reading

October 6, 2013
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Book Bonding: Write A Story With Your Kids

By Debbie Elicksen Reading stories to children has been a long-time tradition in some families, such as the bedtime story. But how about trying something different? Reading is important, but how about adding a new element that may add to … Continue reading

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