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 […]
Marlowe is an artificial intelligence that serves to help authors improve their novel before sending it off for professional editing.
Many writers wait until they have finished writing the entire book before they give any thought to the marketing of it. I argue this is backwards.
How do you take a full-length novel and condense it down to a brief sales pitch that is enough to entice a reader to purchase it?
Here is a breakdown of the cost of goods and services you will likely incur to self-publish a 200-page book (or about 60,000 words).
We are pleased to welcome Florence Osmund to The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer.
You have finally finished the manuscript for your first book. Florence Osmund explains almost everything you need to know about working with editors.
You’ve finished writing a novel and you’re anxious to get it published. But, did you know you can refine your manuscript before it goes to your editor?
Here are four truths and four myths about publishing a novel that will help you on your journey to becoming a novelist enjoyable and rewarding.
Eleven Ways to Get Better Book Reviews for Your Novel by Florence Osmund details the eleven criteria commonly used by book reviewers, most of which are good for authors to know before they start writing.