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Videos for book authors

The videos listed on this page augment the other on-site resources that I provide to assist authors seeking information about editing, writing, finding agents and publishers, and getting published or self-publishing a book. The list below includes:

The videos listed below can be viewed on the YouTube Helping you Get Published Literary Consultant channel. They are also available for viewing without leaving this website. Click on the video-on (Watch Helping You Get published videos on-site) icons below to watch the videos of your choice on-site.

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Entertaining and informative videos on writing, editing, and publishing

The Book in Brief: A Video HistoryThe Book in Brief: A History . . .
The book—world's best handheld device. Here's the story from Gutenberg to the Victorians in period imagery. That's five centuries in five minutes! Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Writing Romance with a PassionWriting Romance . . . with a Passion!
Find out some good reasons for aspiring authors seeking publication to write in the romance genre—and to write with passion! Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Writing for Therapy versus Writing for PublicationWriting for Therapy versus Writing for Publication
Can you be self-expressive and publishable too? The answer is in this video, which depicts insights into the creative process and writing for self-expression and healing—as well as for publication. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Email Writing SyndromeEmail Writing Syndrome
Email Writing Syndrome (EWS) is the latest debilitating side-effect of the email overload in our home and working lives. A delusional condition of varying severity, EWS causes susceptible writers to confuse the style of email messages with actual writing . . . This video is for anyone who writes anything for any kind of serious purpose. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Green Book Writing, Editing and Publishing TipsGreen Writing, Editing & Publishing Tips
Use these green writing tips to go from first draft to finished book—with a minimum of paper, mess, and environmental impact. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Book-Editing Fallacies and Facts
When deciding whether or not to hire a freelance editor, you owe it to yourself to distinguish fallacy from fact. As an informed author, you want to be clear in your own mind about misconceptions and truths before you trust a stranger, however professional, with your manuscript. It is, after all, the product of your hard work, creative energy and, most likely, some sleepless nights now and then. This video shows five common beliefs about freelance editors and editing that might, or might not, be accurate, and it sorts out which is which. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

# Keys to Getting Published3 Keys to Getting Published
Find out how to open the doors to publication in today's book trade. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

 

Book Proposal BasicsBook Proposal Basics
Depending on the particular book and author, each proposal may have distinctive variations or additions. But each one must include the main parts shown in this video. Mastering the basics of book proposal writing is the first step toward getting published by attracting the right literary agent and/or publisher. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

How to Be Rejected by Agents and PublishersHow to Be Rejected by Agents and Publishers
As the title suggests, this video is a "how-not-to" guide to getting a foot in the door with agents and publishers. While the examples are presented in a tongue-in-cheek way, they are from real life and show just a few of the mistakes that some new book authors make in their eagerness to get noticed and published. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Romancing Your Bookseller"Romancing" Your Bookseller
When it comes to increasing you book sales, the local bookseller can be your best friend and most significant other. This video gives authors tips on building and maintaining a friendly relationship with one or more local booksellers. "Romancing" your bookseller can enhance both your reputation and your sales! Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Good Manuscript HousekeepingGood Manuscript Housekeeping
Make every word count. This is the advice that top agents and editors typically give to emerging authors. In today's world of sound bites, instant communication, and short attention spans, few readers will tolerate cluttered prose. Your challenge as a writer is to stimulate and maintain interest by tidying up wordy, weak writing that slows down and bores the reader.

This video gives six tips for producing immaculate, readable prose. Once you've watched, how about pulling out that manuscript and doing some "housekeeping" of your own? Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

About Helping You Get Published editorial services; clients; writers; and
Patricia Anderson, book author and editor

Recently published client booksFeatured Books & Authors
A selection of published books in a range of fiction and nonfiction genres, written by client authors with editing or editorial input by Helping You Get Published. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Published books and authorsHelping You Get Published Success Stories
An earlier sampling of client books and authors, published with the assistance of editing services provided by Patricia Anderson. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

About author publicationsAbout Helping You Get Published
An updated version of an earlier video introducing Helping You Get Published: literary consulting with a difference, by Patricia Anderson, PhD, book editor and author. This video is an overview of editing and literary services, client authors, and published books. Client publications include: novels and short stories, motivational and inspirational books, children's literature, memoirs, autobiographies, and biographies. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

editing servicesBook Editing & Literary Services from Helping You Get Published
Helping You Get Published editorial services for self-publishing book authors and those seeking an agent or publisher. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Writing and editing career of book editor Patricia AndersonAbout Patricia Anderson, PhD, Book Editor & Author
Career bio of literary consultant, Patricia Anderson, PhD. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

 

#WhyIJoin TWUCTWUC #WhyIJoin
The Helping You Get Published contribution to TWUC's #WhyIJoin initiative; note that self-published authors can now join the Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC). Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

#WhyWritersMatter#WhyWritersMatter
A Helping You Get Published video celebrating writers, in support of the Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC) initiative #WhyWritersMatter. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Book trailers featuring Helping You Get Published authors

Bleeding Hearts, by Tami ReevesBleeding Hearts
A moving, true story of the effects of Alzheimer's on the victim's spouse and family, by Tami A. Reeves. "A difficult journey of caring, compassion & love. A must read!" "A . . . new perspective [on] Alzheimer's . . ." "Amazing, heartbreaking & beautiful."—Amazon Customer Reviews. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

The Marble Orchard, by Mitch KynockThe Marble Orchard
A mystery novel by Mitch Kynock. Sinister deeds have occurred in and around a picturesque village church and its cemetery, known locally as "the Marble Orchard." And as something evil haunts the place, it falls to one man to discover the secrets of the Marble Orchard. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Conversations with Spirits, by Mitchell KynockConversations with Spirits
Inspirational Reflections on God, Knowledge, and the Afterlife
, by Mitchell Kynock. This narrative of up-close and personal encounters with spirit beings gives readers a glimmering of life beyond our own . . . A charming and uplifting memoir. "This extraordinary book takes you on a challenging and compelling journey . . . unusual . . . refreshing . . . engaging."—Kirkus Indie Review. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Faded Love, by Robert FriedlandFaded Love
Stories by Robert N. Friedland.This collection of stories, many previously published in highly regarded literary magazines, takes the reader on a journey through a shifting landscape of love and loss. Love might fade but Faded Love remains vivid long after the reader turns the last page. "The characters . . . burn & pine . . . Faded Love haunts, it is elegiac."—Broadkill Review. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Women of Pender HarbourWomen of Pender Harbour
Their Voices, Their History
, by Dorothy Faulkner, Elaine Park, and Cathy Jenks, with the assistance of many local volunteers. "An important slice of British Columbia history."—Jean Barman, Professor Emeritus of Educational History at the University of British Columbia. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

Transformations 21The Role of the Arts in the Transformation of Consciousness
by Duanita G. Eleniak, PhD, re-released as The Role of the Arts in Shifting Consciousness, recounts the personal life changes and consciousness shifts experienced by the author as she immerses herself in the study of acting in order to research the role of the creative arts in transforming consciousness and furthering a spiritually based worldview. Watch on-siteWatch Helping You Get published videos on-site

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