book publishing

March 11, 2019
Formatting your Book

Formatting Your Book for Self-Publishing

I'm always amazed by books produced by authors who apparently never noticed what a professionally published book looks like!
March 16, 2019
Start or Finish?

Front & Back Matter: Self-Publishing Know How

You cannot let front and back matter fall by the wayside after you have spent so much time on actually writing your book.
March 20, 2019
Sell More Books

How to Build Your Author Platform the Right Way & Sell More Books

It’s like, we have this idea of what it means to market a book, how to sell a lot of books, and most of our ideas are based on a fallacy—and a lot of negative connotations.
March 27, 2019

What To DO & NOT Do When Querying A Literary Agent

Unless you’re living in a cave somewhere, you’ve heard that you should build a platform. The point of building a platform is to have a built-in market for your work. It’s logical to write what they expect, what they are asking for.
March 28, 2019

Book Cover Design Ideas & Rather You Should DIY Or Hire A Professional.

A book’s cover is a key marketing tool, reflecting the contents of the book. As you might guess, the typeface of your book title and other cover text (the style and appearance on the page) are just as important.
March 28, 2019

Self-Publishing Your Book Is Easier Than Ever These Days & Here’s What You Need To Know About It.

Self-publishing a print book is easy. Self-publishing an e-book is even easier. Since this article is mainly about self-publishing an old-fashioned print book, here's the skinny on what it takes to put together such a book:
March 29, 2019

Which Trim Size Should You Choose?

As soon as you get serious about self-publishing a book, you are confronted with the choice of what size your book ought to be. For instance, if you want to get a price on how much a book will cost to print, the first thing you need to know is the size.
March 30, 2019

Launching Your Book & The Other Aspects To Writing, Other Than Writing.

When you’re launching a book, your job is to find readers, engage with readers, write good books, and sell the heck out of said book(s). Here are a few rules from the world of startup businesses that will make the investment of time and energy worth your while.
April 2, 2019

Watch “Self Publishing Tutorial: How to Self Publish Your First Book” on YouTube

How to self publish. The ins and outs of this simple yet mysterious subject.