by Jay Donnelly For years, finding a publisher was the main thing holding back a lot of talented writers. You’d spent years crafting the perfect story, you had amazing characters, but it just didn’t fit what all the big publishers were after. As a result, your dream died before it truly began. However, […]
by Robert Barry The art of writing is oftentimes misunderstood and the writer’s ability understated. The craft of writing requires skill, clarity and persistence. It is commonly agreed among aspiring and established authors that the greatest hurdle in a writer’s journey is writer’s block which is caused when clarity becomes temporarily obscured. Although this […]
An “out of print” ending to the hard work a writer puts into an entire novel is entirely too depressing. Perhaps not every novel is worthy of being available for all eternity, but certainly an author deserves the chance to build an audience before throwing in the towel after a matter of months, or even weeks. In today’s world, there are a lot of options, and this article will walk you through a few self-publishing advantages.
4 Tips On Getting Published by Jay Donnelly Writing should be a passion, but it doesn’t mean it can’t be a career. Many writers turn their love into a viable business model and make a killing. Sadly, it isn’t as simple as putting fingers to keyboard because rejection is commonplace. If you are […]
This is post 2 of 2 in the series “How Self Published Authors Can Sell Their Books in 2017” Part 2: Amazon Is King For those of you just joining us, we’re reviewing the reported book sales from 2016 and seeing what that means for us as Indie Authors. It’s one thing to […]
This is post 1 of 2 in the series “How Self Published Authors Can Sell Their Books in 2017” Part 1: Don’t Ignore Print Books Author Earnings finalized their 2016 U.S. book numbers. I can’t personally vouch for the veracity of how Author Earnings tracks and calculates their numbers, but I also have […]
The Dos and Don’ts of Designing a Cover That Will Bring Attention to Your Book and Create More Sales by Tabby Stirling Anyone can design a book cover. But not everyone can design a GOOD cover. What do I mean by GOOD? Well, of course, it is very subjective, but I always try to […]
If you are thinking about self-publishing or you have just begun your journey in the self-publishing wilderness, there are some hard truths you should understand beforehand.