MCP Staff

The Mill City Press team has been working with self-published authors since 2006, which has taught them a lot about the self-publishing process. This is their chance to share their knowledge with you. (Did we mention they love books?)

2019 Gift Guide for Writers

Looking for the perfect gift for that special writer in your life? Look no further! Our 2019 Gift Guide for Writers is here.
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Why Your Writing Project Needs a Deadline

We're about one-third of the way through NaNoWriMo and this week we're talking about why your writing project needs a deadline.
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Novel Writing: Creating a Cast of Characters

Creating a cast of characters for your novel? Free tips on characterization from our staff in honor of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)!
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Happy NaNoWriMo!

Happy National Novel Writing Month! Will you be participating in the challenge and writing a 50,000-word manuscript for NaNoWriMo?
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Why You Should Publish Your Book Before You Turn 30

Writing your first book is no easy endeavor. Here are seven reasons that support publishing your book before entering the next decade of your life.
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How to Form New Habits

Looking to make weekly meal prepping your new jam? Hoping to incorporate a writing session into your routine? Here are 5 tips for developing a new habit.
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5 Ways to Paint Fall into Your Writing

As we head into the beautiful season that is fall, we thought we'd revisit this post: 5 Ways to Paint Fall into Your Writing.
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10 Steps For Starting Your Author Blog

A step-by-step description of the 10 things you need to know when starting your first author blog. We've got you covered!
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Why Every Author Should Have A Blog

We get this question a lot: why should authors care about blogging? We break down why every author should also be a blogger.
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Start Small: How to Write a Short Story

Dipping your toes into the writing world? Starting with a novel or nonfiction book can be overwhelming. Start small—here's how to write a short story!
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