Archive for February 2022
Author Spotlight: Jan Marquart
Jan Marquart from Austin, Texas is a licensed clinical social worker, educator, author, and dynamic motivational speaker. She has authored over 25 books and has been published in local newspapers in New Mexico and California. She has received the National Self-Published Book Award for 2000 from Writers’ Digest and received the Editor’s Choice Award from…Read More
Self-Publishing Terms Writers Need to Know
Just like every other field out there, the self-publishing world has its own unique jargon. If you’re a newbie author or new to self-publishing, some of these terms may be confusing. Let’s look at some of the most common self-publishing terms. Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP): Amazon’s online platform for self-publishing eBooks and paperbacks. ARCs –…Read More
What Is Flat-Fee Publishing Assistance?
Trying to navigate the self-publishing market can often feel like you’re drinking from a fire hose. There are so many steps and decisions to make, and it can get overwhelming quickly. While some experienced independent authors love handling all the myriad tasks needed to prepare their manuscripts for publishing, others either consider the process mind-boggling or…Read More
What Is the Self-Publish Book Cost for 2022?
Thanks to technology and the multitude of self-publishing platforms out there today, it’s easier than ever to become an author. While the self-publish book cost is affordable, many authors still wonder what’s involved – and how much it will cost – to produce a high-quality book that sells. It’s all about balance When it comes…Read More
What to Include in Your Book Cover Design
We’re all told not to judge a book by its cover, yet, that’s exactly what we do. It’s simple human nature. As an author, you want people to see your book cover design and decide to jump in and read it. In one quick glance, your book cover must grab your reader’s attention and tease…Read More