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, all your professional accomplishments, and your body of work in under two hundred words? Luckily, we have some […]
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 […]
January 17, 2019

The Average Size of a Kindle E-Book

So you’ve got a book you’re ready for the internet to see, but you’re worried about what the average size of a Kindle e-book might be and how your masterpiece might compare. First off, congratulations on finishing a book! That’s no small feat. Next, here are a few cold, hard […]
December 31, 2018

CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing: Issues and Troubleshooting

One of the biggest changes to hit the independent publishing industry in 2018 was CreateSpace wrapping things up and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) taking its place. If you’re an indie author and you haven’t already made the CreateSpace-to-KDP switch, you’re probably looking to do so. And while Amazon has done […]
December 24, 2018

How to Move from CreateSpace to KDP

How to Move from CreateSpace to KDP Well, it’s official. CreateSpace, Amazon’s well-regarded book editing, formatting, and print-on-demand publishing service, is no more. If you are one of the many authors who published via CreateSpace, the change might have come as a shock—or you might have seen the end coming. […]
December 18, 2018
What Is an ISBN Number For?

What Is an ISBN Number For?

What Is an ISBN Number For? Pretty much everything has a bar code these days—from chocolate to cheese to children’s books. A book’s bar code, however, is special because it’s an international standard book number (ISBN). So what is an ISBN number for? ISBNs Tell a Story Natalie Goldberg’s classic […]
November 2, 2018
book cover design

Book Cover Design Tips for Authors

Book Cover Design Tips for Authors How Do You Design a Book Cover? You know the old saying “Never judge a book by its cover”? Well, it’s terrible marketing advice! A great book cover design represents your first—and often only—chance to grab a reader’s attention. The right book cover can […]