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How I Got Published (or How a Publisher Found Me)

Warning! Don’t try this at home. If you’re reading this article, odds are you have a book you’d like someone to publish. I once stood in your shoes. But after checking out the publishing industry, and not wanting to do the leg work involved in finding a publisher, I took off those shoes and put on the self-publishing hat.

Should You Self-Publish Your Book?

The self publishing landscape is rapidly evolving. Self publishing does not carry the same stigmas it once did – now is the time to take advantage of the opportunities this presents. Here’s how.

How to Make Money – Writing and Publishing eBooks

It is becoming more and more common for average individuals to learn how to make money online. One method of doing just this which has been tried and tested is the creation of an eBook. Essentially, an eBook is nothing more than a digital, downloadable version of a book.

The Secret to Successful Self-Publishing

You have many pillars to help support your publishing enterprise. By diversifying, you have also spread your risk. You learn from early missteps, and become more efficient, savvier with each book. You learn to listen to your market, to find solutions to their problems, satisfaction for their needs. Congratulations.

Making the Most of Your Book’s Title Page

The title page of a book announces identifying essentials of the book: title, subtitle, author and publisher. It may also include more publishing information or descriptive text about the book. Illustrations can also be found on title pages.

Could My Book Become a Best-Seller?

Is it impossible for an average Joe to become a bestselling author? No, it’s not impossible, but this author had better prepare him or herself to learn best-sellers’ marketing tactics (PR, promotion, packaging, etc.), including spending a good amount of money.

5 Things You Don’t Know About Self-Publishing

Starting off in self-publishing can seem like a perilous journey. Like any new venture, it is both exciting and scary. Exciting because it is something new, yet scary because you may not know what to do first, or how to sound like you know what you’re doing. But you pick it up soon enough. As you move forward, you have to keep your bearings.

Self-Publishing Doesn’t Have to Be Exhausting – Here’s How

The solution is exhausting yourself trying to do everything a traditional publisher does is to approach your new business as… a business! Mostly, you should confine yourself to writing and marketing your book. Leave the rest to skilled practitioners who are only too happy to help.

Do You Self Publish? Learn What You Need to Approach a Printer to Print Your Book

Self publishing has become very popular in the industry these days. There are some important things like manuscript, book cover and editing which need to be kept in mind before approaching a printer.

Define Your Publishing Objectives

Are you ready to write your first novel? Have you already written your first novel? Have you defined your publishing objectives? The world of publishing is changing and this change has resulted in a tremendous opportunity for writers that take control of their careers. What do you want from your writing career?

Kindle Ebook Reader Design – Making Body Text Readable

Book designers can sometimes lose site of the fact that we’re dealing with text and the main purpose of text, in the end, is to be read. Good typography (at least for a novel) should disappear and be transparent to the reader.

Don’t Let These 7 Reasons Not to Self-Publish a Book Stop You

It has never been easier, faster, or less expensive to get into print. With the tools of the internet and social media, the marketing landscape has never been so level. Go drag that box out from under the bed. Fulfill what you started, or start what you’ve dreamed of. You won’t regret it.

Three Kindle Books You Should Read If You Are Seriously Considering Publishing a Kindle Book

If you are considering publishing a book for Kindle, a good place to start in your preparation is to read three books published about this subject. The books have a nice progression from the basic level to more sophisticated techniques to make your book stand out. Beginning with the most basic book, the would be publisher will be able to create a book suitable for publication suitable for viewing with a Kindle or other ebook reader.

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