Start probing before you sign on the dotted line with ANY self-publishing company or expert or whatever. Please, please do your homework.
A sell sheet can be for your book, your expertise, or you as an author or speaker. It’s a slick one-sheet that brags about you.
Does your book have a professional cover that is competitive with your genre? Is there a typo in the first 10 pages or a major grammar or boo-boo?
When the writing is done, do you close the file in your computer or stuff the writing in a drawer? Or, do you seriously start to plan the “what’s next”?
Most authors fail miserably at this essential task., Can you deliver the perfect pitch for your book in 15 seconds or less?
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #72 including Judith Briles, Jordan Smith, Kimberley Grabas, Robin Cutler, Carla King, and more
On Saturday I was lucky enough to return to the San Francisco Writing for Change Conference. This is one of my favorite writer events of the year. It’s limited to 100 attendees, and we spend the entire day in the same room together which creates a real feeling of community. Also, all these writers, no […]
Every author has a bucket list of things to do “right” to avoid book publishing blunders, bloopers and boo-boos along the way.
This year, for the first time since 2013, I’ll be back in Denver, Colorado for the AuthorU Extravaganza, a 3-day deep dive into indie publishing. This event is the brainchild of Contributing Writer, professional book shepherd, and founder of AuthorU, Judith Briles. It’s my second time at the AuthorU Extravaganza. The memories I have of […]
Are there pirates in your book’s midst? Has your book walked the infringement plank? Here are steps to take to protect you and your book.