4 Types of Book Reviews
How does a potential buyer know that purchasing your book is the right decision? One of the strongest marketing tools available are the reviews that are left by your readers. Discover four ways to earn reviews for your book and how it could affect your marketing strategy.
Why Hire a Writing Coach for Your Book?
Would your book benefit from a writing coach? Alexandra O’Connell explains why hiring a writing coach for your manuscript will not only improve the publishing process, but can take the end result to a new level.
13 Steps to Hosting a Book Launch on Facebook Live!
Learn some useful tips for hosting a Facebook live event from Polly Letofsky, Publishing Consultant and owner of My Word Publishing.
Print-On-Demand, Short-Run, and Long-Run Printing: A Comparison
Do you know how your self-published book should be printed? Surprisingly, different types of printing can be influenced by your sales strategy, marketing plans, and will ultimately impact your bottom line. Learn more about the differences between short-run, long-run, and print-on-demand and how to make the best decision for your book.
Self-Publishing Your Book On A Budget
One of the few downsides to self-publishing is the cost. If you are willing to take a risk on the quality of your book, there are some shortcuts you can take to publish your book on a budget.
Beta Readers vs Manuscript Review
The court of public opinion can be a scary place. Writers spend an inordinate amount of time and resources putting their thoughts onto paper. It would be heartbreaking to reach the end of that long journey and discover that your character is unlikable, your plot...
A Guide to Understanding ISBNs
Before I started my own self-publishing journey, I used ISBNs as a tool to search for and purchase textbooks I needed for school. Those who underwent the College/University experience might know that the college bookstore is not always the cheapest option. I...
A Quick Guide to Writing Your Book Title
Which do you think is more difficult – naming your child or naming your book? Truthfully, either can hold immense influence over the future. Your book title is the first stage of your marketing plan. It will either intrigue readers and urge them to find out more, or...
Passion and Practice: How to Write Faster and Better
This week we will hear from our very own Catherine Spader: editor and fiction writing extraordinaire! She will explain the best habits and mindset to keep in order to write faster and better - and possibly have a little fun along the way. The best writing...
How to Create a Fiction Outline
October is one of my favorite months. As a lifelong procrastinator, October will forever be highlighted in my calendar as the time that I begin to create my fiction outline before November. To writers, November can be the most hectic 30 days of the year. November is...