L.M. Merrington

L.M. Merrington is an Australian author. Her new book, The Light at the Edge of the World and Other Stories, will be published in 2020. Find her online at www.lmmerrington.com.

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How NaNoWriMo Helped Me Publish My Book

For most of us, barrelling into the end of the year means getting ready for the holiday season in a flurry of last-minute projects and parties. For many writers, though, November brings an added challenge—National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short.

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Why Indie Authors Need to Think Internationally

One of the great things about the rise of indie publishing is its accessibilityall it takes is an internet connection for an author to reach the whole world. For many of us, however, it’s easy to get stuck in the day-to-day patterns of our hometown or countrywhich in my case is Australiaand forget that there’s a big wide world out there. Here are a few reasons why indie authors should be thinking internationally for their book distribution and book promotion.

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What Your Book Cover Says About Your Book

I’ve recently gone through the book cover design process for my new novel, and it has made me more aware than ever of just how much information the cover has to communicate in a very short time. Although this is my second novel, it’s my first as an indie author, so it was the first chance I’d had to see the process the whole way through.

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