Contests for Writers

Tempe Public Library’s Summer Writing Events

The writing community in Phoenix and its surrounding cities is incredibly vibrant, and as advocates for local author talent and resources, Midnight Publishing is thrilled! We feel lucky to provide editing and ghostwriting services in the heart of the Southwest […]

Self-Publishing Contests in 2016: Where Should You Submit Your Indie Book?

Once your indie book has been written, edited (contact Midnight Publishing for editing rates and various services!), proofread, formatted, had a cover designed, professional back matter/blurb created, and uploaded to distributors and online social media outlets like Goodreads, it might […]

A Beginner’s Guide to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

In the writing world, the month of November is synonymous not with Thanksgiving, but with another, much more stressful (and exciting!) event … National Novel Writing Month.
What is National Novel Writing Month?
Started in 1999 by freelance writer Chris Baty, […]

What Does the Term “Best Seller” Really Mean Anyway?

Best seller is one of those terms everyone associates with books, but it has such a vague meaning as to be all but useless on its own. Of course, everyone wants a best seller, but what does that really mean, […]

How to Build a Strong Author Platform Through Twitter

Jumping right back into how to build an online presence for your business—because becoming a self-published author is essentially starting your own business—I will discuss another very important facet of social media…
This might be arguable by some, due to […]