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

Editing is an exciting step toward finishing your book. A professional editing service will prepare your manuscript for a literary agent’s critical eye and for the world to read once your book is published! Partnering with a professional editor is an investment in your book’s success. However, there are costs […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
March 28, 2019
How to start a ghostwriting career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career Ghostwriting is when a writer pens a work that another person will get the credit for. However, a ghostwriter career involves a bit more than that! First, you, as the “ghost” writer, must channel the credited author’s own ideas and voice into the work. […]
March 8, 2019
how to start blogging

How to Start Blogging

How to Start Blogging   The web offers seemingly endless opportunities for blog writers. But with so many blogs to contribute to, it’s hard to know how to start blogging. Not every blog is worth your time, and a new blog can take a long time to become profitable. However, […]
February 8, 2019
is writing a viable career in 2019

Is Writing a Viable Career in 2019? 

Being a writer has never been easy. You have to be comfortable with harsh critiques, lots of rejections from agents and publishers, and slogging your way through low-paying gigs before you find one that can pay you what you’re worth. But there is always demand for people with strong writing skills, and that might […]
January 10, 2019
What Is a Title Page

What Is a Title Page?

If you’re ready to create the front material for your book, you may find yourself wondering, “What is a title page?” and “Why is it necessary?” Though it may seem redundant, a title page is an important part of the overall look when it comes to a novel or a […]
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 […]