One question I ask aspiring writers is “What is holding you back from taking the next step?” This question is important. Not just for writing, producing, promoting and marketing a book, but for any area of your life. What is holding you back? What is keeping you from taking that next step toward your goal […]
SELF-PUBLISHING 101, INTRODUCTION I hear it every year, and mostly from myself. “This is the year I will publish my book.” Then your excitement and determination fades and soon it’s December with your manuscript unfinished and/or unpublished. THIS YEAR WILL BE DIFFERENT, right? You’ve made another New Year’s Resolution: to get published. But do you really know what […]
Just recently, BookBaby changed their ebook conversion and ebook distribution policy. Since it began in 2011, BookBaby has offered numerous plans for authors, which included no charge for distribution. Like most distribution companies, BookBaby received it’s commission on sales made. Well, these free-distribution plans are gone and authors now pay a flat fee ($299) for […]
As a self-publishing author, we live for reviews of our work — good or bad. Reviews are meant to be an overall evaluation of the entire book: the formatting, content, offers, delivery. At times, we get reviews based on initial first reactions, and it is these reviews, especially the scathing, hurtful ones, that the author needs to learn to deal with.
The difference between a successful published author and someone who just dawdles on the fringes of success #pubtips
One of the more enjoyable facets of taking on a writing assignment like this one for Suzanne is the discovery of one’s prejudices and errors in thought. I have now joined the list of self-publishing authors include many esteemed authors including Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Jane Austen, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allen Poe.
Jeremy is an extremely personable and likeable person who puts the client first. He has an extensive knowledge of publishing and the publishing industry and offers this experience to all who ask. His “green” method of publishing include POD (print on demand) and e-publishing. Soldevilla’s company, Christopher Matthews Publishing, accepts fiction and non-fiction novels — both adult and YA.