ROBIN NIETO TO LAUNCH A NEW BOOK AT PIPE & THIMBLE BOOKSTORE ON JULY 15TH
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ROBIN NIETO TO LAUNCH A NEW BOOK AT PIPE & THIMBLE BOOKSTORE ON JULY 15TH

Book reading and signing, making your own dog treats, surprise guests are a few of the perks that author Robine Nieto will offer at her new book launch event on July 15th, starting 9 am…

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DOES TRUE LOVE EXISTS? VISHNU’S NEW BOOK HAS THE ANSWER
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DOES TRUE LOVE EXISTS? VISHNU’S NEW BOOK HAS THE ANSWER

Does true love exists or is just a Hollywood invention? Vishnu, a life coach and the author behind the popular self-growth and relationships blog Vishnu’s Virtues, believes that the answer to this question is affirmative.…

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AUTHOR SEAN PATRICK TRAVER RELEASES A NEW BOOK SET IN 1910 LOS ANGELES
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AUTHOR SEAN PATRICK TRAVER RELEASES A NEW BOOK SET IN 1910 LOS ANGELES

Red Witch: The Tales of Ingrid Redstone by Sean Patrick Traver is now available. From the Temple Tree & Tower Series, Red Witch reflects Traver’s lifelong interests in myth, magic and Los Angeles history. Red Witch…

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5 TIPS FOR WRITING A COMPELLING SERIES
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5 TIPS FOR WRITING A COMPELLING SERIES

When I started writing fiction I had no idea it would turn into a series. I just wrote a story that compelled me to do my best and as it turned out it was significantly…

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BESTSELLER METRICS – ELAINE ASH
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BESTSELLER METRICS – ELAINE ASH

Category: the writing craft Level: aspriring, beginner, intermediate What one thing holds back most unpublished manuscripts? According to book doctor and fiction editor Elaine Ash, it’s not a lack of sparkling characters or lustrous prose—it’s structure! After…

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KOBO WRITING LIFE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE
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KOBO WRITING LIFE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITERS CONFERENCE

Mark Leslie Lefebvre, the Director of Kobo Writing Life, believes that there has never been a better time to be a writer. He will explain why during a special event scheduled for Sunday, June 18…

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HOW AMAZON CHARTS WILL SHAPE THE SELF-PUBLISHING?
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HOW AMAZON CHARTS WILL SHAPE THE SELF-PUBLISHING?

It happened while you were sleeping! On May 18 Amazon introduced the weekly top 20 “Amazon Charts.” In a consumer market (yes, get used to the fact that your book is a sellable product) based…

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GETS ITS  FIRST 100% INDIE BOOKSTORE
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GETS ITS FIRST 100% INDIE BOOKSTORE

There are people and places that make us fall in love at first sight. The recently opened Pipe and Thimble Bookstore is one of them. Every detail, even the tiniest one, from the colorful flowers…

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DRAFT2DIGITAL DISTRBUTES WITH KOBO PLUS
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DRAFT2DIGITAL DISTRBUTES WITH KOBO PLUS

Draft2Digital announced today its content partnership with Kobo Plus—a subscription service from Rakuten Kobo that connects readers in the Netherlands and Belgium with a growing selection of eBooks. The Kobo Plus Payout Model is based on the…

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8 GREAT TIPS FOR STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS
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8 GREAT TIPS FOR STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Starting a small business can be daunting. You might have a family to support and any new endeavor isn’t a surefire success. When I started Gauntlet Press I was still employed as a teacher. At…

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