Many authors assume the legal disclaimers for their books are supposed to be boring, but the law does not require a disclaimer to be boring. Many writers have a lot of fun with their disclaimers. Here’s some examples.
There are a boatload of myths around what social media is; how to use it; what you should be doing; and why you should be doing it.
Receiving a positive review from a well-known review or news outlet is practically more valuable than gold when launching a new book.
The number one way readers learn about books is word of mouth. Book reviews still hold enormous sway over readers.
Audible, the dominant retailer of audiobooks, has been actively encouraging customers to return audiobooks in exchange for new audiobooks.
We know why your target audience is so important. Now let’s figure out who your particular target audience is so you can reap the benefits.
By Florence Osmund The iconic soliloquy “To be, or not to be,” spoken by Shakespeare’s Hamlet in Act 3, Scene 1, is essentially about life and death. Do I live, or do I die? Is life worth living, or is it so painful that death might be a better option? Okay, so that premise is […]
In my author community, heading the “wants” list was marketing and social media tips. Here are several of my personal favorites.
Go to print as soon as your book is ready? A word of caution: Publishing a book at the end of the year may hurt you more than help you.
We are pleased to welcome Keri-Rae Barnum to The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer.