How to Make a Book Trailer: 4 Must Haves

How to Make a Book Trailer: 4 Must Haves

Whether you’re choosing to go the self publishing route or the traditional publishing route, you’re going to end up doing a lot of your own marketing. Sometimes, writers can get a little offended at the business side of this job—it’s art, after all, and writers tend...
What is the Easiest Font to Read?

What is the Easiest Font to Read?

If you’ve never formatted a book before, you might not know exactly how much work goes into it. It might seem easy and uniform—it just needs to look like a book, right?—but you’d be surprised just how many decisions you’ll need to make if you’re formatting on...

How to Add Text to a Picture (Easy Guide for Authors)

If you’re a self-published author, you may already know that writing is only one part of the gig. There’s a conception that writers don’t need to have any technical no-how—after all, people have been writing novels long before the invention of the computer, right?...
What Is Purple Prose? A Guide for Writers

What Is Purple Prose? A Guide for Writers

When I say ‘purple prose,’ what springs to mind?  Probably dense, complicated chunks of classic books you were forced to read in high school, or maybe Twitter screenshots of embarrassing novels laden with straining metaphors. If anything, you probably know that...