New: Pre-Orders on Apple iBooks Without “Assets” describes how indie authors can utilize pre-orders even without a book cover or interior
Archives for June 2015
Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during May, 2015. This month we received: 108 covers in the Fiction category 22 covers in the Nonfiction category Comments, Award Winners, and Gold Stars I’ve added comments (JF: ) to many of the entries, but not all. Remember that the aim of […]
Blogs for Self-Publishers, June 6 – 12, 2015 including Darren Rowse, Sandra Beckwith, Toby Neal, Tony Riches, and Hugh Howey
14 Ways to Crash Your Book Launch – Authors, DO NOT Try This at Home by Kimberley Grabas explains why book launches need to build excitement and anticipation and how to do it.
Wannabe Author to the Real Thing in 5 Steps by Judith Briles explains how to get unstuck and move forward and go from a wannabe author to the real thing this year.
Five Free “Must Use” Tech Tools for eBook Authors includes a review of 5 tools that will help ebook authors prepare and convert their ebooks for publication
Blogs for Self-Publishers, May 30 – June 5, 2015 including Jane Friedman, Lynne Cantwell, Jane Sutter Brandt, Ruth Harris and Elspeth Futcher
9 Twitter Tools and Apps to Ease Your Tweeting by Frances Caballo lists nine tools and applications that can help you to become more efficient on Twitter.
There are many nonfiction books that need an index to be complete. Although it seems that more books are published without indexes every year, savvy self-publishers know that including an index is one way they can make their print books stand out. A proper index can’t be produced automatically by your word processing software. An […]