I’m getting ready to publish a new book on creativity called Meeting the Muse: 28 Ways to Unlock the Pleasures & Avoid the Pitfalls of Your Creative Life. This book is not about book publishing, but more about the motives that move us to be creative, as all writers and authors are. Over my life […]
Blogs for Self-Publishers, September 8 – 14, 2018 including Sophie Masson , Sandra Beckwith, Lisa Tener, Melissa Bowersock, and Kristen Lamb
Thinking of expanding your job title from author to author-narrator? Want to grow your audience in the exploding field of audio entertainment?
There are new approaches to book publishing popping up all the time, and some have real promise or an intriguing business model for authors. Once such is Inkshares, where your social media prowess and ability to drive a crowdfunding campaign can lead to a publishing contract. Here’s one author’s experience at successfully navigating this process, […]
Blogs for Self-Publishers, September 1 – 7, 2018 including Chris Syme, BlueInk Review, Stephanie Chandler, Anne-Catherine De Fombelle, and Natasha Onwuemezi
I recently had to revise my understanding of how Amazon KDP handles keywords–those essential pieces of metadata that help readers find your book.
Labor Day / Labour Day Post including links from Amy Collins, David Wogahn, and Joel Friedlander
Blogs for Self-Publishers, August 25 – 31, 2018 including Frances Caballo, Dan Kenitz, Judith Briles, Melinda Clayton, and Ruth Harris
I thought I knew all the tricks about how to generate news coverage on a shoestring budget until someone told me about the best free media contacts tool.
This month’s best–and worst–ebook cover designs, including the work of Silke Stein, Mila, and many more.