Blogs for Self-Publishers, July 8 – 14, 2017 including Richard Bradburn, Melissa Bowersock, Frances Caballo, Nina Amir, Anne R. Allen, Sandra Beckwith, and Amy Collins
This week I have a real treat for you. On Thursday I will be interviewing, live, Dave Chilton, venture capitalist, television personality, and multimillionaire who built his fortune by… self-publishing! Yes, you read that right. Chilton spent several years on the Canadian television show “Dragon’s Den,” (the forerunner of “Shark Tank”) but he began his […]
Welcome to the world of book publishing. When you decided to self-publish you became an author-publisher, and that implies a higher level of seriousness and responsibility than someone just messing around by putting a book out. That’s why you need a plan for how to sell your book, even before you publish it. What you […]
The prevailing message in the publishing industry today is that if you want to be an author and either get published or sell books, you need a platform.
Curators have traditionally been found in museums and libraries where, relying on their expertise in a specific field, they acquire, organize, and present selections of works with something in common. Enter technology, and we’ve had an explosion of online content aimed at specialized audiences. The last time I looked, there were a reported 73 million […]
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.
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, […]