The challenge for self-published authors who have small or nonexistent networks, is to convince readers to add one more title to their to-be-read pile.
The Anatomy of Type by Stephen Coles [Book Review] looks at the recent publication that helps to identify and inform about 100 typefaces
Ed: Please see the note at the end of this review for a special offer the authors are making for three days only. Today I’m reviewing a new book on independent book publishing: Show Me About Book Publishing. It’s written by an unusual group of people. The authors are all heavyweights in the independent book […]
Book Review: If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland, a practical and inspirational book that can help a writer free their authentic voice
The Big Book of Font Combinations by Douglas Bonneville is a unique resource to understand how typefaces work together to create different effects. It’s a source of inspiration and ideas for designers and typographers.
The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing by Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier is an update of a self-publishing classic, and highly recommended. It provides a practical overview to the writing, publishing and selling of an author’s own book.
Liz Castro’s EPUB Straight to the Point will revolutionize the creation of EPUB files for ebooks. Recommended for anyone who is planning to create their own ebooks, or anyone curious about how ebooks are put together.
In a perfect world all our carpools would run on time, no backpacks would be left on the back seat, construction zones would open as we approached them, and our children would be grateful and respectful at all times. Of course, in a perfect world all our work would come in right on schedule. Editors […]
A new publication from Good to Go Media looks like it can be quite helpful for new self-publishers who are trying to get a grip on what is a sometimes confusing process. Good to Go Media is Lisa Alpine and Carla King, who offer books, workshops, courses and consulting on self-publishing. I know them from […]
Many smart self-publishers already own the “bible” of the business, Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual. But another iconic resource is available to self-publishers who decide to take on the design and production of their own books. Of course, the book I’m referring to is Pete Masterson‘s Book Design and Production: A Guide for Authors and Publishers […]