Marketing and Publishing
While self-publishing your novel is exciting, it can be overwhelming for the unprepared. Whether you're writing your first book or your fifth, this comprehensive guide will cover all the technical information you need to know to prepare yourself for self-publishing success.
Trilogies can provide many benefits to authors: expanded character and plot development, extra twists and turns, and even increased revenue. In this article, we discuss all that and more as we look at publishing and promoting a trilogy of books.
It's true what they say: having a clear author brand is key to your success in publishing. Here's how to brand yourself without compromising on authenticity or creative spontaneity.
Want to take your author game up a level and make it your day job? Then you need to treat it like a business. It doesn't matter if you have ten books under your belt or are working on your first one, this guide will get you ready to establish your business of writing.
If your dream is to see your book on the shelves of local stores, big retailers, and displayed in major online outlets, you might want to get published by a publishing house. But for first-time authors, which publishers should you be looking at? We break down everything you need to know.
Writing to market is what serious, career-oriented authors do. It means taking your passion and sculpting it to meet the needs of your audience to make a living. But how do you write to market? Let's chat about it.
Believe it or not, you can make a decent living with your creative writing skills. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about finding work as a writer.
If you're looking for a guide to literary agents, this one has ev-er-y-thing. Get all your questions answered, including how to find an agent, how to work with one, how much you have to pay them, and much more.
What does it take to find a publisher for your book? How do you know when you've found the right publisher? And how do you convince the right publisher to bet on your novel? We've got all those answers and more right here.
Now that you've polished your manuscript within an inch of its life, you're ready to get your book published. If you plan to go the traditional route, here's everything you need to know.
You've heard it before: becoming an author is a terrible get-rich-quick scheme. But what about bestselling authors? Aren't they rolling in it? Here's everything you wanted to know about the earnings of the elite few.
Sure, it isn't fun, but formatting your novel is an important part of the writing process. Whether you're submitting your manuscript to an agent or publisher, or you've decided to self-publish, understanding how to format a novel is essential for all authors.
Want to write a book pitch that snags an agents attention, intrigues publishers, and gets readers clicking "buy"? Here's everything you know about composing the perfect sales pitch for your novel.
Which of the three major publishing processes matches your vision for your author career? How long do they take? Which is most profitable? You'll find all those answers right here.
All book launch ideas have one goal: to connect you with readers who will love your book. Here are some of the best methods for reaching the right people in the right way at the right time.
Making money with e-books is not a far-fetched fantasy. But it does take strategy and commitment. Here’s how to make it happen.
The publishing landscape is always changing, so many writers wonder: should I pay a publisher? Let's take a look at all your publishing options.
The key to making more money as an author is to find the opportunities that best suit your skills and interests and work hard to achieve your goals. By exploring different options, you can increase your income, reach a wider audience, and achieve the success you've been dreaming of.
Is submitting a manuscript to a publisher without an agent a good idea? Will it lead anywhere? And how does it work? We've got those answers for you right here.
With so many options for authors to publish their work these days, some people might be wondering if self-publishing hurts your chances for getting a contract with a traditional publisher. The answer isn't all that clear, so we break it down in this article.
Deciding whether or not to self-publish isn't something to be taken lightly. In this article, we cover the biggest pros and cons to help you decide if self-publishing is right for you.
If you’re planning to become an indie author, one of the first things you might be wondering is: how do you price a self-published book?
How much do authors make? It's a question every writer asks at least once. We break it down for you in this blog!
If you plan to publish your novel traditionally, you need to learn how to write a query letter to an agent. Here's everything you need to know to snag the attention of your future rep.
Have you every wondered whether you can make a living as a writer? It is far from easy, but we break down the way you can achieve your dreams as a career author.
For many authors, including self-published writers, getting your books into bookstores is the ultimate goal. If you don't have a big publisher behind you, this article will set you up for bookstore success!
How long does it take to get a book published? And is there anything you can do to control the timeline? Here's everything you need to know to set realistic expectations and prepare for a smooth(ish) publishing process.