On the well-heeled heels of editor Elle River’s excellent post on editing self checks, we thought you’d enjoy an author’s take, and some apps he’s found to make the job a bit less painful! Our thanks to author William Lobb
Ready to Publish? Not So Fast! Check These 5 Things First to See if You Need an Editor
Our thanks to editor Elle River for this guest contribution! Congratulations! You’ve finished your manuscript. Now it’s time to start browsing for cover art, drafting query letters, and researching publishing companies to – wait! In chapter seven you forgot a
Authors: Words Matter. Show Us YOUR Influence!
Words matter. Boy oh boy do they matter. I could spout gallons of proof, reams of articles, and lists the length of a Bible (speaking of words that have influenced), but as authors, you probably already know the influence words
From IBPA to the Indie Publishing Community: An Amazon “Buy Button” Call to Action
We’ve been following with some interest the dilemma over third party retailers being able to take over a book’s “buy button” on Amazon, offering a book for sale at reduced prices and subsequently affecting an author’s sales, royalties, even their
Clear Step-By-Step Guide to Editing for Self-Publishers
“I’m all for the scissors. I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.” – Truman Capote Cutting things out… that’s a writer’s greatest nightmare. It may be your ego. You spent days and nights over that
Platform We’re Loving: Aerio for Selling And Promoting Your Favorite Books!
I’m a bit of a skeptic (okay, total skeptic) when it comes to all these book sale platforms. First, because they can be complicated, too complicated for the average bear. Second, because I’ve tried some in past that just wouldn’t
8 Tips to Keep in Your Mind When Seeking Book Reviews
Our thanks to literary publicist Claire McKinney for this guest contribution! When I worked for publishing houses in New York City there was a debate about book review coverage: Does seeking book reviews really sell books? The answer is sometimes