April 7, 2021
Can You Make Money by Self-Publishing an E-book

How to Make Money Self-Publishing

Are you considering publishing your own writing? Maybe you write consistently and want to compile your thought pieces into a book. Or maybe you’ve got the perfect idea for a mystery or romance novel. But you don’t know how to get it out there—or how to make money self-publishing. Perhaps […]
December 16, 2020
What Is an ISBN Number For?

What Is an ISBN Used For?

An ISBN—international standard book number—is basically your book’s fingerprint. It’s the long, hyphenated series of numerical digits shown on the copyright page of every book. Each version of every published book has its own ISBN regardless of whether you’re printing your book, selling it as an e-book, or both. In […]
December 9, 2020

CreateSpace Moving to KDP: What Authors Need to Know

You made it! You’re an indie author who published your paperback books with the help of CreateSpace. What do you do now that CreateSpace no longer exists? You may be concerned about your books and your future as a self-published author. No need to worry! CreateSpace didn’t disappear. It just […]
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 26, 2018
book editor

What Does a Book Editor Really Do?

  What Does a Book Editor Really Do? When it comes to completing a book, no writer should go it alone. A professional book editor can help you develop your ideas and polish your work. Moreover, they can help ensure your finished book is a high-quality, professional product ready for publishing. […]
December 30, 0202

Copyediting Services

Copyediting is an often-overlooked service, and people frequently confuse it with proofreading. But they’re both extremely important steps before you publish your manuscript. Basically, copyediting happens during the draft stage, before you format your book. Proofreading happens after your book has been formatted—it’s the last step before the book goes […]