How to Write a Book: Simplified

How to Write a Book: Simplified So you want to write a book. Becoming an author can change your life—not to mention give you the ability to impact thousands, even millions, of people. When you run out of ideas, when your own message bores you, or when you become overwhelmed by the sheer scope of…

Why Interior Book Design Matters

Why Interior Book Design Matters Have you ever started to read a book, and on the first page–before you’ve engaged the actual content–you immediately get a bad feeling and can’t take the book seriously? And sometimes you can’t even explain why? That was the impact of interior layout and design. Interior design is one of…

Marketing Your Book for Self-Publishers

Marketing Your Book for Self-Publishers Many self-published authors have no interest in sales, advertising, or business in general, as they tend to be altruistically artistic. But it would behoove them (and you!) to involve themselves in the process as it will directly affect their book’s success. While writing tends to be a solitary endeavor, marketing…

Why You Need A Book Marketing Program

Why You Need A Book Marketing Program Just because you wrote a new book doesn’t mean that your book is guaranteed to sell. Even if it’s the next Great American Novel, it won’t be a success if it doesn’t get into the collective conscious of the public. This is why your book needs good marketing…

What is Self-Publishing?

What is Self-Publishing? Self-publishing will be defined differently depending on who you ask. According to people who work in traditional publishing houses, authors who pay for their editing, formatting, or cover design are self-publishing their work. The book is traditionally published only if the publisher pays the publishing expenses. However, this often excludes marketing services.…

Physical Books or eBooks?

Physical Books or eBooks? I do not know why people support a single thing. They should gather their Pros & Cons, and then compare. After comparison, they should land on the main thing, “Which is better.” When it comes to reading, people either choose e-books, or hardcovers/softcovers. Both have their flaws, and it entirely depends…

Self Publish in 2018

Self Publish Your Book This 2018 Of those who do write a book and attempt to publish through traditional channels (i.e.: big publishing companies), about 98% get a rejection letter. That statistic alone is enough to turn away the vast majority of would-be authors. Which is a shame, really. Because there are so many people…

7 Steps to Writing a Good Children’s Book

7 Steps to Writing a Good Children’s Book What most people don’t know is that editors receive more picture book manuscripts than any other genre. Why? Because it seems so easy to do. Well, despite popular belief, writing books for small people who can’t even read is really hard. If you want your picture book…