Everyone considers using a nom de plume or pen name. I am going to offer an argument for not using a pen name — or, at least, for sticking to just one.
Someone reminded me, recently, that I’ve forgotten one easily accessible tool for converting Word documents into ebook format: Google Docs!
Reading ebooks on a Kindle means varies a lot more than you may realize. Understanding those variations a little is important for an ebook publisher.
This is an update of a very popular post I wrote a few years back; it adds some updated info and refines some of the techniques I used back then.
I was asked recently what factors affect the price that I give a book. Here are the considerations I take into account when pricing a book.
In Part 1, we discussed how to hook your readers with book descriptions. Now, let’s talk about how to tease your readers once they’re hooked.
You’ve gotten a potential reader to visit your book’s product page. Now it’s time to seal the deal. How? Your book description, that’s how.
“You can’t tell a book by its cover” holds true in most of our lives, one place where it doesn’t, ironically, is in publishing.
One of the most powerful tools for marketing your book is reader reviews. Here are a few dos and don’ts for getting reviews.
Every author wants to know how to get the word out about his or her book. The most effective marketing that an author can do doesn’t involve paying money.