December 2, 2020

How to Self-Publish Children’s Books

Writing your children’s book wasn’t easy, even if it was a labor of love. Now it’s time to publish and distribute your book. But with so many options out there, how do you know whether to self-publish, print on demand, or partner with a traditional publishing house? Self-publishing your children’s […]
November 25, 2020

How to Market a Nonfiction Book

You worked hard to perfect your nonfiction masterpiece. Now the work begins on marketing it. Learning how to market a nonfiction book can seem daunting. But when you equip yourself with a solid book marketing plan, you set yourself up for success. And once you’ve developed a marketing strategy, you […]
November 18, 2020

Average Size of a Kindle Book

Authors who want to sell their e-books through the Kindle store have a common question: what’s the average size of a Kindle e-book? Maybe you’re talking about the size of the files you submit to Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Or maybe you’re concerned about meeting reader expectations for the […]
November 11, 2020

How to Market Your Children’s Book

So you have a great idea for a children’s book. You can envision the beautiful illustrations. You can imagine it in the hands of young readers all over the world. And you can hear the sound of book sales ringing up. But how to market your children’s book—that’s a different […]
November 4, 2020

How to Market Your Book Globally

Whether you’re publishing an e-book, print book, or both, expect competition for readers’ shelf space (and Kindle space) to be fierce. Marketing your book is critical, especially if you want to reach a global audience. And if you’re wondering how to market your book globally, look no further! Just because […]
October 28, 2020

Different Types of Book Editing: Understanding Your Options

So you’re writing your first (or fifth, or fiftieth) book. Whether you’re a first-time author or an established pro, you’ll need an editor if you plan to publish your work. Good book editing services can help ensure your manuscript is cohesive, error-free, and ready to make an impact on your […]
October 21, 2020

Indie Book Marketing Ideas

The number of self-published books has grown over the past decade, and the industry is poised to continue its progress. As an independent author, you have many tools and resources to help you achieve your self-publishing goals and build an author platform. Implementing some helpful indie book marketing ideas can […]
October 14, 2020

Cost of Editing a Book

The cost of editing a book can convince some aspiring authors that the DIY method is the way to go. But making the decision not to hire a copy editor or invest in line editing, developmental editing, and other book editing services can be a huge obstacle to seeing your […]
October 14, 2020
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What Does a Book Editor Do?

As an up-and-coming author, you’ve worked extremely hard on your manuscript. You’ve put in time and effort and have gone through several rounds of revisions. Now, with a completed draft finally in hand, it’s time to start looking to get your work published! But not so fast. Before sending your draft […]
June 19, 2019
How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day

How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day: Treat Time like Putty and Squeeze It.

If you want to get anywhere with your writing, it’s important to treat it as a job, even if you’re not necessarily earning any income from it yet. This is true whether you’re crafting the next Pulitzer-winning novel, a groundbreaking scientific paper on particle physics, or even your own private […]
May 31, 2019
How to Write a Good Author Bio

How to Write a Good Author Bio

Writers, of course, can write. But writing an author bio is often seen as an annoying chore at best—or a stressful exercise at worst. How do you summarize your whole life story and professional accomplishments in under two hundred words? After all, you have a huge body of work, right? […]
May 23, 2019
Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books

Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books?

You’re at the Grand Canyon. It’s breathtaking in a way that makes you speechless but not wordless. Your hands begin to twitch with the need to capture what you’re smelling, tasting, hearing, seeing, and feeling. But you’re only off for a few days, and your office job is waiting for […]
May 16, 2019
Can You Make Money by Self-Publishing an E-book

Can You Make Money by Self-Publishing an E-book?

With the rise of self-publishing, anyone with a story to tell can become their own publisher and release their book to the world. Whether you’ve had an idea for a novel floating around your head, or you’re a psychologist looking to write a self-help book, self-publishing an e-book has never […]
May 9, 2019
What’s the Difference Between an “Author” and a “Writer”?

What’s the Difference between an Author and a Writer?

If you’re here perusing our Elite Authors site, chances are you’re a writer. Or maybe an author. Wait, perhaps you’re both. But what’s the difference between an author and a writer anyway? These words are often used interchangeably, even by writers and authors themselves. But is that accurate, authors? Is […]
April 25, 2019
How to Market Your Book

How to Market Your Book

So you’ve finished your book! Congratulations! Or maybe you’re just getting the lay of the land before you start your opus? In either case, we at Elite Authors have compiled a handy guide on how to market your book to publishers or, if you’re self-publishing, directly to your readers! In […]