How to Handle a Negative Review of Your Book
It happens to every author eventually. You may have your name or book titles set up in Google Alerts to monitor publicity, and a link appears to a review of your work. Nervous and excited to know somebody actually took the time to buy, read, and review your book, you click through to read but your spirit soon plummets. Somebody has indeed read your book, and not only didn’t like it but decided to let the world know why.Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Indie Publisher?
If you are considering indie publishing (self-publishing) here are some thoughts for you to consider. As someone said, “it ain’t easy.” It isn’t easy, but the rewards are worth it. Join me in becoming a proud indie publisher.Is My Idea Really A Good Idea For A Book?
I receive lots and lots of queries and questions regarding the idea of a what makes a good book. People want to know if I’ll accept their book idea for publication. How do I know what is good or not? How should an author know if they have a good idea or not?Digital Vs. Physical: Print Books and Physical Presence Being Replaced?
As digital pictures posted online haven’t done away with physical photographs and paintings to appreciate in physical settings, electronic books cannot totally replace or do away with the need for printed books. Also, emails and text messages are an addition to, not an ultimate replacement for, face to face interaction. A digital world doesn’t replace the need for the physical one; we, as humankind, can and should continue to leave room in our lives for both.Self Publishing – How To GET A Book Published Yourself On Amazon Kindle
Sick of Waiting to Hear From the Publishers? How to publish a book yourself on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.Finding and Contracting an Illustrator for a Children’s Book
Do you need an illustrator for your book? Learn how to find an artist who can produce the pictures you need. This article includes specific factors you will want to consider and include in the contract between you and the illustrator.How to Estimate Your Publishing Costs
Estimating the costs for publishing a book depends on breaking down and identifying the parts of the process where you will or could incur costs. Usually because you have to employ the services of a third party to provide you with a specialist service.Production Capabilities for High Volume Magazine Printing, Choosing the Right Company
Low cost solutions, industry leading technology, and highly trained press operators are what clients look for when choosing the right magazine printing company for their high volume jobs. Before choosing your magazine printing company, there are certain qualifications that your printer needs to meet in order to have your publication reach more readers while cutting back on production costs.Kindle Secrets – How to Make Money With Kindle
If you dream of becoming a published author, you don’t have to wait to be “discovered.” E-Readers and the Kindle are changing the very nature of the publishing business. Anyone can publish on Kindle, if you follow the rules and remember to keep quality uppermost in your mind.Copy Editing – Fifteen Tips For Editing Your Own Work
You may have just finished writing the manuscript of an exciting spy-thriller, but you know you’re not really done yet! It is now time to get the text polished, so that your writing sounds fabulous to the reader. This polishing of text into a finished readable product is known as copy editing. Today, many authors wish to do the copy editing of their own manuscripts themselves. If you wish to copy edit your own manuscript yourself, here are some tips to help you out: