by Nate Hoffelder Monday is usually my spot in our publishing schedule, but I’m giving it up today for a good reason. Last week Nate Hoffelder of The Digital Reader alerted me to a widespread attack on vulnerable WordPress sites. Since my site, and those of many other authors run on WordPress, this is a […]
Since we added a staff of experts as Contributing Writers, they have individually and collectively added a huge amount of great, usable, and informative content to the blog. And readers seem to love it. Now I’ve got another treat in store for you. My friend and colleague, Joan Stewart (The Publicity Hound) is the latest […]
Webinars are powerful tools in the author’s book marketing arsenal. Here are 15 Top Tips for Webinar Wannabes.
Years ago I wrote an article for my blog titled, “How Freewriting Saved My Life.” Does that sound over the top? I assure you it wasn’t. I had suffered through many years of being—as my free-writing teacher put it—a “crushed creative.” There were many things I wanted to write, but I felt cut off from […]
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #76 including Mark Coker, Dave Cheeson, Frances Caballo and many more
e-Book Cover Design Awards for December 2016 including Helen Measures, Dustin Stewart, James T. Egan, Kit Foster, and many more
It’s Martin Luther King Day here in the U.S., honoring the civil rights leader and legend. Some businesses stay open, some close, it’s a bit of a mixed bag. But it has been a long winter already, so Jill and I have decided to take the day off and recharge. We’ll be back with another […]
Every self-published author out there has a powerful, results-driven, hard-working, marketing “staff” at their fingertips.
Looks at the history of The Book Designer blog in 2011.
You’ve finished writing a novel and you’re anxious to get it published. But, did you know you can refine your manuscript before it goes to your editor?