Prepublishing, Tips & Tricks

Book Covers & What You Should Know

Book covers — I understand the fear that comes to first time writers who think covers will be some expensive part of the publishing process. Wrapped up in this fear is the thought "I can do it for cheaper, and it'll look good." The fact of the matter is, if you don't have graphic design… Continue reading Book Covers & What You Should Know

Post Publishing, Tips & Tricks

Refining Marketing

There are lots of ways to market books. Paid ads, newsletter swaps, social media blasts … the list is long. When I first started publishing, I didn’t understand the correlation between genre, ad, cover, blurb, and 10% preview. I thought it was all about the reviews. Most readers won’t know your name. What you want/think… Continue reading Refining Marketing