Readers love chunks of information they can digest easily in just a minute or two. That’s why they’re wild about cheat sheets and checklists.
Archives for June 2017
7 Tools for Creativity including Evernote, Scrivener, CreateSpace, Canva, Mind Jet Mind Manager, Joel’s Journals, iPhone
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #81 including Ali Luke, Jeff Carson, Austin Hackney, and many more.
By Amy Collins Book Expo America (BEA) was held this year in New York from May 31st – June 2nd. It is considered to be THE networking event in North America where authors and publishing industry insiders gather. Amy Collins, Contributing Writer for The Book Designer, attended BEA 2017 and we thought you might find […]
A lot of the choices we publishers make are based on what we want or what we think we SHOULD do, but consumer book sales can tell us what readers want.
e-Book Cover Design Awards, May 2017 including Damonza, James T. Egan, Dane Low, and more
It has been a long hot summer weekend here in northern California, and we’ve switched to summer hours to give the staff time to cool off, take a nap, or get in some reading time. Why am I telling you this? Because this space is usually occupied by our monthly Ebook Cover Design Awards, and […]
It’s heating up out here in northern California, and everyone is outside doing something: shopping, at the beach, playing frisbee in the park, or just sharing a glass of wine by the shore. I hope your weekend is as enjoyable, and these posts from the past week will keep you up to speed, encourage you, […]
Editor’s note: This post first appeared in a slightly different form here in January, 2016. However, its lessons are still as valid as they were last year, and Nick has recently opened enrollment for his groundbreaking course, so I thought it was worth repeating for authors today. One of the reasons it’s so exciting to […]
By Judith Briles It’s a good question … for most, the answer is zilch. Or, the response is: what’s a tagline? Okay … what is a tagline and why should an author care? Ahh … now we are into the meat of it. Start with separating a tagline from a slogan. Where a slogan is […]