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13 Professional Book Editors Answer My Burning Question

13 Professional Book Editors Answer My Burning Question

Self-Publishing a Book Still Demands Professional Book Editing… No Joke.  You Need to Hire an Editor. I thought my manuscript was pretty “tight” but you can see the lovely markup of some of my mistakes and my own editors comments below: Since professional book editors see so many manuscripts, I thought it would be funRead more about 13 Professional Book Editors Answer My Burning Question[…]

Book Marketing Services: What Are You Paying For?

Book Marketing Services: What Are You Paying For?

If you are a self-published author you do not have the luxury of having a traditional publisher’s marketing team and budget behind you. ( But- this might make you feel better- there are tons of horror stories about new author’s whose titles languish with traditional publishers because they don’t merit the time or expense –Read more about Book Marketing Services: What Are You Paying For?[…]

Book Publicity: The Self-Published Author’s #1 Tool for Reaching Writers and Bloggers

Book Publicity: The Self-Published Author’s #1 Tool for Reaching Writers and Bloggers

So you’re a new author (or an accomplished one) and, especially if you’re self-published, you need PR for your book. Your marketing plan may include some outside-of-the-box tactics (like my biggest blunder and waste of money and time.)   But one of the central areas– other than reviews and blurbs– will most likely be toRead more about Book Publicity: The Self-Published Author’s #1 Tool for Reaching Writers and Bloggers[…]

13 Things I learned about Writing a Memoir by Writing a Memoir

13 Things I learned about Writing a Memoir by Writing a Memoir

Writing a memoir, from what I’ve been told by people smarter than me is vastly different than writing fiction or even other works of non-fiction. I cannot speak to that- but I can tell you that by the time I finished my own memoir, had it professionally edited, and researched the topic, I learned aRead more about 13 Things I learned about Writing a Memoir by Writing a Memoir[…]

Publish Your Own Book: Self-Publishing Tips and Costs

Publish Your Own Book: Self-Publishing Tips and Costs

How to Self-Publish an eBook or Print Book and How Much it All Costs   Ready to publish your own book?  Fantastic!  As you might guess, this post covers self-publishing both for Kindle and other ebooks as well as print books. This is a comprehensive post covering everything from formatting your book, launching your book,Read more about Publish Your Own Book: Self-Publishing Tips and Costs[…]