Become a Writeprenuer

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it – Toni Morrison.

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Writerpreneur is someone a lot more than just a writer who makes money from her writing. A writerpreneur is a writer who has an entrepreneurial mindset and sees opportunity in using her creative gifts to earn an income. According to Wikipedia, every year, around 800,000 books were published in the English language last year. This makes it almost 2200 books published every day. Now imagine, with such a great churn and so much noise, how can an author market his/her book effectively? The answer is Self-publishing.

Writing is traditionally a creative venture; a vocation that requires anguish, insomnia, and many more hindrances.  Writers are generally not known for their brilliant business and marketing skills; that was always the job of the traditional publisher, but in this new world of self-publishing and self-promoting, great writing alone is not going to make it.

When you are producing and selling a product and competing for customers, and the customers don’t know you’re there unless you advertise yourself. Traditional publishing largely spared the author the burden of promoting their work, but the author paid a high price for that service, sacrificing a major portion of the royalties.  Self-publishing allows much more author control and a larger portion of the profits.

Sapna Ink aspires to bring out the hidden author in you and believes Age is No Barrier to tell people your story. Sapna Ink raises the bar for self- publishers by Not only offering different genre-based packages but also provides an efficient team to work along with you, to your dream come true! Along with an ISBN code, Sapna Ink guarantees the display of your book in 12+ retail stores across India and in our e-commerce portal – Sapnaonline.com and http://www.bookadda.com. Not only this, Sapna Ink gives you a splendorous book launch with full support. Sapna Ink also has tied up with well-known online portals for authors to showcase their book.

Sapna Ink’s offers a wide opportunity to self-publishers without any hesitation. It provides various platforms for authors, and offers nothing less than the best!

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The Self Publishing Cycle

Self-publishing is the fastest growing segment of the publishing industry; authors find it attractive for many reasons. Unlike using traditional publishing companies, self-publishing allows the author to be in control of the entire creative and selling process. Sapna Ink’s offers a wide opportunity to self-publishers without any hesitation. It provides various platforms for authors, and offers nothing less than the best!

Step one: Write

It all starts with putting down the creativity flow into words. Once you pick your genre, you just go on with the thoughts as it takes you. There may be minor hindrances like writer’s block as such. Pay no heed and power through.

Step two: Edit

Writing without editing is like getting dressed with your eyes closed, and then leaving the house without looking in the mirror. When drafting, the writer’s focus in inherently narrowed, he/she is focused on expressing the idea more and not on the colons or semicolons, pacing and stylistic consistency. Editing is as important to the vision and message of your book. Good editing will enable your book to shine and will set you apart.

Step three: Proofread

The proofreading process of self-publishing is one of the most crucial steps that should not be overlooked.  Proofreading is the last step that can enhance the author’s reputation for how hard they have worked. Quality proofreading can transform your work into a form of art. This includes changing any spelling or grammatical errors that may have been made. It also involves finding any inconsistencies within the text and verifying facts.

Step Four: Design

A design has a tremendous impact on a book’s appeal and marketability. There are two parts to your book design: the cover and the interior. Bookshops display books with their covers facing the reader. It’s the first thing a reader sees. It is the reason a customer picks up the book, particularly in a supermarket setting where every book is front facing. Even the author can be recognized not only by the letters spelled out but by the font, the style of cover, composition, the look of a series.

Step Five: Production

Once the book has been edited and designed, it will be ready to go off to the production stage. This stage will be responsible for printing and binding it and arranging for its delivery to the publisher’s warehouse.

Step Six: Distribute

Distribution has always been one of the more complex aspects of book publishing, your book must be available for readers to buy, and you’ll want them to be available through every possible channel. The power of distribution when paired with flexible pricing creates an advantageous sales combination for the self-publishing author.

 Step Seven: Publicity

Books can generate more sales if the reader can associate it with the author. Like with any business that has a brand, authors must create a brand for themselves. Having a unique book cover, producing reviews, and creating a social media profiles for your book are all effective book marketing strategies. But, when you combine them with author promotion techniques, you can achieve much more success.

Sapna Ink’s offers a wide opportunity to self-publishers without any hesitation. It provides various platforms for authors, and offers nothing less than the best! Get your own dream team of designers, marketing, editorial and more. Follow the link for more details http://bit.ly/2sswaIj

 

 

 

10 steps to publishing a book

  1. Build your idea.

Come up with an idea and keep it as original as possible. Publishing data shows that there are only a few kinds of stories, but an engaging twist to it makes all the different.

  1. Think about your story

Once you have an idea, look at it from different angles. You should be able to answer any question about your story, characters, plot, the progression of the story or its cohesion.

  1. Outline your story

Once you have your story with characters, plot et al, write an outline. Break it down into parts without detailing too many aspects. Cohesion and flow are things to focus on at this juncture. 

  1. Time to draft

Write everything you have to write at this point. It’s alright if you deviate from the plot as long as the characters move towards the intended goal and the story adds up.

  1. Edit for grammar

Editing is one of the biggest, most important steps to writing a book and getting it published. Expect to be editing over and over: spelling, grammar, trimming the fat, tie up loose ends. Read dialogues out loud to make sure they sound right.

  1. Edit for style

Tweak your language according to the situation in the story. Using Ks and Fs for fights, Ss and Ls for romance are ways to express the intended emotion. Using discretion with this tool is advised.

  1. Edit again

Now edit for sentence formation such as active and passive voice. Now is also the time to approach a professional or an online editor.

  1. Get a second opinion

Ask a trusted person to read your edited draft. This will highlight errors you might have missed.

  1. Think about Publishing

Consider your options to publish your book. You could approach a publishing house that has its own advantages, or self-publish which gives you so much more freedom.

  1. Publish your book

Once you’ve chosen how to show the world your work of art, go ahead with it. Don’t forget those book signing events and talks that are so important to get attention.

Although the road to publishing a book might seem arduous, the result is immensely satisfying. Don’t lose hope! There are plenty of services and tools that simplify the process for you. Sapna INK is one such self-publishing house that gives guides you with editing, publishing and promotion, all over 15 days.

How to get rid of writer’s block.

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Writer’s blocks can happen to any writer at any point, and last a short duration to (gasp!) years. It’s important to take it in stride and not be discouraged. Take a break or do any of these other 9 things to color your thinking and find your way back.

Here are 10 ways to get your thoughts flowing and clear those blocks so that you can get to work as soon as possible.

  1. Begin tomorrow’s work today

If you’ve finished writing for the day and have ideas or a plan on what to write the next time you’re at your desk, write it down to help you get started faster tomorrow. A few sentences or points should do. This will save time and get you into that head space to begin writing without pause.

  1. Always carry a pen and notebook

Inspiration can strike at anytime. Be prepared to store your thoughts by keeping handy a pen and paper if you’re oldschoolcool, or a nifty app on your phone such as Google Keep, or OneNote. You can always return to your comfort zone later to elaborate on your thoughts.

  1. Write anything

If you’re unsure about where to start, write the first things that pop into your head, all of them. Once the initial clutter is cleared, your mind will guide you to that thread of thought you most need to follow.

  1. Voice your ideas

Telling your friends and family about your ideas and thoughts is an excellent way to stumble upon points that wouldn’t crop up in isolation. People tend to say things that mean the most to them while speaking, and is a great way to find a lead.

  1. Keep your research in order

If you’ve got multiple sources to write your next big piece, using highlighters and colorful post-its are an attractive way of grabbing your attention to things you want to come back to later. Having a pencil around to take notes as you read, is also a way of keeping your thoughts on track.

  1. Review your past writing

Losing that thread of thought can be frustrating. Re-reading past notes and the progress you’ve made so far could get you back on track.

  1. Mind mapping

When your mind is buzzing with a number of ideas, write them all down. You can figure out how to piece them together once you have them down.

  1. Practice

If you’ve just started writing, and are in need of inspiration, writing prompts are the way to go. Simply Google them and begin writing to get your thoughts moving. The more you write, the more your brain is accustomed to think creatively.

  1. Taking a break

We’ve been there where we’ve been writing for a while now, and thoughts simply don’t move. Take a break. Watch a funny video, talk to someone, or nap. Your mind needs to reboot.

  1. Work somewhere else

Grab your things and head to a different spot, be it he library, a quiet corner at work, a coffee shop, or a space with a pleasant view. A change in scenery is at times enough to jog your creativity.  

 

It’s Time To Write A Novel

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If you are a writer, well you are, otherwise you wouldn’t be here. But just to confirm, do you find kicking yourself for not writing while going through your daily life? Or do you wonder why you have not written the novel you just read?

If you found yourself nodding along to these signs, it’s time to write, then forget everything else and do exactly that.

Sapnaink is a Platform for Aspiring Writers Like You

Writers who want reach an audience as fast as they can and are not willing go through the laborious task of finding an agent, then a publisher, then seeing their approval and praying then for everything to fall place.

Sapna Ink assembles a team to ensure that your book has everything that is given by traditional publishers. Proofreading, cover designing, publicity – all pave the way for your book project to be successful. What is more, your book will be displayed in their retail and online stores.

There are multiple packages that you can choose from. Some packages even provide book launch events, but at a slightly higher cost.

So now all you need is to gather your writing tools, have some clarity in thought and depict all of those with your hands.

Sapna Ink – Dream and It Will Be True!

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Sapna Ink is a platform where it allows the writer to become self-published by assisting them, be it amateurs or even professionals. Sapna Ink helps them launch themselves into the world of knowledge. Leading them through every phase of releasing a book like Proof-Reading, or Editing, Designing and finally Marketing the book.

Sapna Ink does all the background work, and all you’ve got to do is come up with a manuscript. Watch as Sapna helps your dreams and your creativity come to life across more than 12+ retail shops in India in the form of a dashing and an exciting new book !

A Guide

Sapna Ink also helps out many aspiring writers and dreamers by giving them helpful tips on how to be more creative or help them get in touch with famous personalities for some successful author tips and more!

Thus, this is your chance to live your dreams and make it big. Sapna Ink is definitely a gift for all writers, old and new, as an opportunity to do what they do best and bring it out in the form of a book . And thus allowing many readers across India to enjoy it!

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Know about the Types of Papers

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Papers are characterized by their weight. Before selling to selling a customer, papers are cut into varying sizes and weight is measured for a ream. A ream is a bundle of 500 sheets.

Density of Paper or Thickness of Paper :

The density or thickness is denoted as grams per cubic meter. The paper density ranges from 250 kg/m3 (for tissue paper) to 1500 kg/m3 for some specialty paper. The density of paper used for printing is about 800 kg/m3.

Here are some types of papers :

  • Bank Paper
  • Bond Paper
  • Book Paper
  • Cotton Paper
  • Electronic Paper
  • Fish Paper
  • Inkjet Paper
  • Kraft Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Wallpapers
  • Wax Paper

Let us see in detail about some of the papers.

Bank Paper : These types of papers are thin strong writing paper of less than 50g/m2. It is commonly used for typewriting and correspondence.

Bond Paper : These are high-quality durable writing papers similar to bank paper, but having a weight greater than 50g/m2.  These papers are used for letterheads, for electronic printers and other stationary. It is made from rag pulp, which produces a stronger paper than wood pulp.

Book Paper : These papers are specially designed for publication of printed books. Generally, book papers are low white or off white, which is easier to read. These papers are opaque to minimize the show through of text from one side of the page to another side of the page. Usually, these papers are made to the tighter caliper (thickness of the sheet), especially for case bound books. These book papers are light weight papers.

Cotton Paper : These papers are made from 100% cotton fibers. It has a superior quality in durability and in strength compared to the wood-pulp papers. Wood-pulp papers may contain the high concentration of acids. These cotton fiber papers are known to last for several hundred years without discoloring, fading or decaying. So these papers are often used for important documents.
Inkjet Paper : These papers are designed for inkjet printers. Typically classified by its brightness, smoothness, weight.

Kraft Paper : This paper is usually brown in color. But, it can be bleached to produce white paper. These are made from wood pulp. These papers are used for paper grocery bags, multiwall sacks, and other packing purposes.

Paper Towel : It is a disposable product made from paper. These Paper towels serve like conventional towels. It can be used for drying hands, wiping windows and dusting. These paper towels are disposable.

Wallpaper : These wallpapers are used to decorate the interiors. Walls of homes, offices and other buildings like restaurants, shops.

Wax Paper :  These papers are made moisture proof through the application of wax. These Wax Papers are commonly used in cooking, and wrapping food for storage. It keeps water out or in. It is also used in crafts and arts.

Sapna INK is publishing its books with high-quality book papers. It is the place, where you can publish your books on different platforms. Select from the different packages of Sapna INK and it will be displayed in the racks of India’s largest Bookstore with famous authors.