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?)

10 Ways to Beat Writer Burnout

Ever find yourself staring at a blank page with eyes bloodshot from exhaustion? Save yourself the stress with this list of 10 Ways to Beat Writer Burnout!
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Overcoming Writer Perfectionism, Anxiety, and Imposter Syndrome

Many writers struggle from perfectionism, anxiety, and even imposter syndrome. Have you dealt one or more of those issues? You're not alone!
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The End: Finishing Your Novel

You've written your novel and now you're up for the most daunting task of all: finishing your book. In this post, we navigate how to do just that.
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The Best Podcasts for Writers

Have you hopped on the podcast train? If not, you're missing out! Here are some of the best podcasts out there for writers.
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Said Is Dead: 141 Synonyms for "Said"

Is your writing laden with dead words? We've compiled this list of synonyms for 141 different words to use instead of "said."
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7 Stages Most Books Are Stuck In

These are the most common stages that many of our author's books are stuck in. Is your book stuck in one of these seven stages?
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Establishing Rapport and Credibility in Nonfiction

There are two great opportunities for you as the author to establish your credibility with your readers. Use your introduction and your forward to help!
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5 Writing Prompts To Make You A Better Writer

It's no secret that writing daily will help you improve as a writer, but what should you write about? Here's 5 quick, daily writing prompts and exercises!
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How to Write Your Life Story

Working on writing your life story? We've gathered our best tips for how to do it, and how to make sure your readers are interested in it too!
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Writing a Great Author Bio

You can write about basically anything, with one exception: yourself. You're not alone. Read along as we discuss how to write a great author bio.
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