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Fireblade Publishers is passionate about books and helping dedicated authors to perfect and market theirs. With this in mind, we provide as many free writers’ resources as possible. If you don’t find the resource you need on this page, and if it isn’t included in our list of services, please feel free to contact us and ask about it – if we feel it’s a resource other writers will benefit from too, we’ll either add it to our services or free writers’ resources.

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E-readers for Computers: See what your books look like in the various ebook formats.

Free Images: Learn the difference between royalty-free and free royalty-free images, and browse millions of photos, photo manipulations and illustrations, all free for use in your book cover or other promotions.

Free Software: A choice of software for those who don’t have MS Word or Photoshop, or who need to be free of distractions when writing.

Avoiding Plagiarism: Tips to help authors catch plagiarists in the act and to ensure work is properly copyrighted.

Language: Language-related tips and assistance.

Writing Tips & Tools: Writing tips and tools to help improve writing skills, develop characters, choose a character point of view and more.

Creative Tools: Tools for writers who need inspiration or ideas for world building, character names and more.

Book Marketing & Publishing: Marketing your book properly is almost as vital as ensuring you have a high quality product. Browse through a selection of book marketing tips from those in the know.

Fireblade Publishers’ DIY Guides: Handy DIY guides that will guide independent authors in the creation and publishing process and show them how to create top-quality professional products that will catch readers’ attention.


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