Book Promotion: Do This, Not That – July 2017

Book Promotion: Do This, Not That – July 2017

By Amy Collins Does it feel like this summer is just flying by? The publishing industry usually is marked by a small slow-down every July. This “relaxed” time frame seems to have been skipped this year. Everyone is focused and ready to publish and promote their books....
e-Book Cover Design Awards, June 2017

e-Book Cover Design Awards, June 2017

Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during June, 2017. This month we received: 77 covers in the Fiction category 19 covers in the Nonfiction category Comments, Award Winners, and Gold Stars I’ve added comments (JF: ) to many of...
This Week in the Blogs, July 15 – 21, 2017

This Week in the Blogs, July 15 – 21, 2017

By Shelley Sturgeon Hard to believe that we’re nearly half way thru the lazy hazy days of summer, isn’t it? Why not celebrate the season by stretching out on a favorite lounge chair with a cool drink as you read through this week’s selection of articles? And, be sure...
Authors and Marketing Fatigue

Authors and Marketing Fatigue

By Judith Briles An email from an author arrived on my desk Monday morning … an email that echoed countless emails, phone calls and in-person chats with authors. My emailer didn’t want to put any moneys into marketing his book. Now, this was my first contact from him....
This Week in the Blogs, July 8 – 14, 2017

This Week in the Blogs, July 8 – 14, 2017

Another weekend, another selection of great articles on self-publishing and marketing your books. Enjoy! Richard Bradburn on Self-Publishing Advice Center Writing: What are Beta Readers and Why and How Should Indie Authors Use Them? “Whether or not indie authors...