Fiction writers are sometimes divided into “plotters” and “pantsers” depending on how much advance thought they put into the development of their novels. The “plotters” like to work everything out in advance. They may develop elaborate outlines, timelines, character portraits, diagrams of pivot points in their story, and know, even before they strike the first […]
Archives for November 2015
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #62 including Russell Phillips, Jay Artale, Carla King
40% Off Launch Sale Starts Today Are you looking for a way to get more out of the books you’ve published? Or trying to figure out how to get the attention your book deserves? Have you realized your book launch is a golden opportunity, but not sure what to do about it? I’ve got help. […]
Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during October, 2015. This month we received: 111 covers in the Fiction category 19 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, November 14 – 20, 2015 including Laurie Boris, Shari Stauch, Rachel Thompson, Lise Cartwright and Penny Sansevieri
Are you playing the waiting game with your writing career? Good things are worth waiting for and that is true when it comes to writing, editing and publishing a terrific book.
Lists and explains the different software options you need to know about when choosing ebook conversion tools to convert your manuscript into ebook format.
As things get even more competitive in the world of self-publishing, unless you’re in a very small niche, you’re likely dealing with hundreds to thousands of competing books, all fighting for attention. A “good” title isn’t enough. You need an irresistible book title that, most importantly, is unique when placed next to other books in the genre.
Blogs for Self-Publishers, November 7 – 13, 2015 including Ed Cyzewski, Anne R. Allen, Melinda Clayton, Sandra Beckwith, and Carla King
Advice and options for authors who want to self-publish but may not want to use their own names, and how this will affect your author platform.