In the January tradition of looking back at the previous year, today I’d like to invite you to take a look back at some of our top posts for 2019.
Selling with integrity is possible. Instead of convincing buyers into believing they cannot live without your book, use these good sales techniques.
Readers do judge books by their covers. It’s difficult to judge our covers, but we can use split testing data to find the cover our readers will like best.
You have finally finished the manuscript for your first book. Florence Osmund explains almost everything you need to know about working with editors.
Here’s how to create a print-ready PDF version of your book for print, set to the proper trim size for your book project.
Book cover design never stands still. The purpose of a book cover is to catch the eye, attract readers and make a particular book stand out on the shelves.
By Shelley Sturgeon The blog is taking a mini break but please check out the links below for lots of great reading about all things self-publishing. You can find our post archives here. Past issues of our blog carnival, Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies, can be found here. (Hint, hint: submit your articles for our […]
By Shelley Sturgeon Hope you’re having a great summer (or winter if you’re reading this from the southern hemisphere!) The blog is taking a couple of mini breaks to unwind, relax and smell those roses—and maybe read a good book! :-) So, today and next Monday, we won’t be publishing any new material, but don’t […]
Publishing has changed in so many ways during my time as a book designer, but one thing remains the same: the basics of good book design and layout.
Is it time to let go of the digital past and embrace the analog future? Not just any analog future, but the digital analog future.