Being A Writer

In this article, you will discover the steps a novel must go through in order to be made into a film; you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the process and discover the elements that you, as an author, can control to have a positive impact on the chances of seeing your book on the big screen.
You’ve written a book and you are not sure if self-publishing or traditional publishing is the best option.

In this article, you’ll discover the pros and cons of both self-publishing, traditional publishing, and even hybrid publishing.
In this article, you will learn about royalties and advances, you will discover what is usual for a book publisher to offer and you will find out how the publishing world is changing the way it provides advances and royalties.
You've written your novel, created a book proposal and then pitched to agents, only to have your book rejected. You feel lost and unsure of the next step.

In this article, we'll look at the three most likely reasons why your book has been rejected by agents and discuss the best future steps for you and your book. 

About ProActiveWriter

We’re here to help you gain control of your book and make it a success by allowing you to tell great stories and spread big ideas.

The self-publishing process should be enjoyable, satisfying and liberatiing. We’ve put together our best tips on writing books your readers will love, finding new readers and marketing your book in a way that really works.

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Free eBooks

The best way to learn is by doing. FOR FREE you can get tried and tested guidence just by studying these guides. They're here for you.

  1. > How To Market A Book: The Power Of Consistency
  2. > A Guide To Book Publishing: Traditional Vs Self Publishing
  3. > How To Write A Book Proposal
  4. > How To Punctuate Dialogue
  5. > Pro Active Writing Manual


We've loads of articles that will provide you with the skills and tools you need to put yourself on the road to success. Here's the categories to help you find what works for you.

  1. > Book Marketing
  2. > Editing Your Book
  3. > Planning Your Book
  4. > Being a Writer
  5. > Writing Your Book