February 9, 2022

How to Market Your Book for Free

Book marketing is a lot of work—but it can also be a lot of fun! It gives you a chance to be creative and show each potential reader how passionate […]
December 15, 2021

How to Market a Book

Writing a book takes time, commitment, and a little bit of blood, sweat, and tears (though hopefully not too much blood!). With a finished manuscript and a published book on […]
November 3, 2021

Indie Author Day

Twenty years ago, the publishing industry looked vastly different. Indie Author Day was a distant dream. Online retailers like Amazon, where users could easily upload and publish a book, hadn’t […]
October 20, 2021

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)

If you’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), then you’re missing out on a great opportunity to write a novel! Many writers want to become serious authors. And […]
July 21, 2021

Leveraging Amazon’s Selling Tools for Authors

It’s no secret that Amazon is a global retail powerhouse. With the tools available on Amazon’s website, it’s easier than ever to market your book and find an audience. Want […]
July 14, 2021

How to Self-Publish on Amazon

Nowadays, more authors are choosing to self-publish their books. With higher royalty rates and more control over the publishing process, self-publishing is a great opportunity for independent authors. This is […]
June 25, 2021

How to Self-Publish a Comic Book

There is a lot to consider when learning about how to self-publish a comic book. From the Golden Age of superhero comics to today’s diverse array of webcomics and graphic […]
June 2, 2021

How to Self-Publish a Poetry Book

Publishing a poetry book is an exciting and rewarding experience for many indie authors. After spending months or even years writing your poems, it’s now time to publish your work! […]
April 25, 2019

How to Market Your Book

Congratulations on finishing your book. It’s quite an accomplishment! Once you’ve typed the last words into your masterpiece, it’s time to start marketing your book. Your book marketing strategy will […]
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 […]
December 11, 2018

How to Find a Professional Ghostwriter for Your Book

What do Alexandre Dumas’s The Three Musketeers, JFK’s Profiles in Courage, and Carolyn Keene’s Nancy Drew series all have in common? They were all written in whole or in part […]
December 4, 2018

How to Start Blog Writing

Wondering how to start blog writing? You aren’t the only one! At a time when everyone and their cats have blogs, starting your own can be a daunting task. But […]
November 2, 2018

Book Cover Design Tips for Authors

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 […]
August 20, 2018

Words That Are Often Used Incorrectly

There’s no two ways about it: English is a complicated language. It’s full of subtleties that even proficient writers sometimes miss. It is ironic, isn’t it, how commonly misused words […]