JANINE GRANDA: THE TIME AND EFFORT WE PUT INTO PRODUCING AN AUDIOBOOK NEEDS TO PAY OFF
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JANINE GRANDA: THE TIME AND EFFORT WE PUT INTO PRODUCING AN AUDIOBOOK NEEDS TO PAY OFF

The 32.1% rise in digital audiobook revenues in 2018’s first quarter testifies that people enjoy stories in different formats. Digital, when they travel, print at home, audio during commuting. For…

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF A BOOK BLOG: AN INTERVIEW WITH SHERRY TERRY
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BEHIND THE SCENES OF A BOOK BLOG: AN INTERVIEW WITH SHERRY TERRY

We want them. We need them. We even enroll in KDP Select and offer our book for free to get as many as possible. Bottom line, we all…

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ROBERT YEHLING: SELF-PUBLISHING WILL CONTINUE TO BLOSSOM
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ROBERT YEHLING: SELF-PUBLISHING WILL CONTINUE TO BLOSSOM

One of the significant perks of attending writers’ conferences and events is that you get to meet people you wouldn’t usually bump into in the street. Although, with…

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HOW TO GET TRADITIONAL MEDIA EXPOSURE AS AN AUTHOR
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HOW TO GET TRADITIONAL MEDIA EXPOSURE AS AN AUTHOR

Despite the popularity of social media, old school traditional media continues to have a massive impact on people’s lives and be a must-have in your book publicity campaign.…

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EVERYONE IS CAPABLE OF CONCEIVING A GREAT STORY FOR CHILDREN
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EVERYONE IS CAPABLE OF CONCEIVING A GREAT STORY FOR CHILDREN

Do you have an idea for a children’s book, but don’t know what to do about it? Patrick Adams, an author of children’s books and book architect, reveals…

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YOUR FIRST FIVE PAGES – DO OR DIE
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YOUR FIRST FIVE PAGES – DO OR DIE

The Southern California Writers Association brought Marni Freedman in front of an enthusiastic audience made up of writers of different genres, for their November meeting. Marni is an award-winning…

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YOU NEED TO INVEST IN BOOK MARKETING
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YOU NEED TO INVEST IN BOOK MARKETING

In today’s crowded market, authors need book publicists like fresh air. In this interview, Desirée Duffy, founder of  Black Chateau Enterprises and recipient of  the Irwin Award for the…

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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…

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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE
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JESSICA BELL: DON’T BE AFRAID TO WEAR YOUR HEART ON YOUR SLEEVE

Jessica Bell certainly is the fabulous child of self-publishing. She’s got it all: the talent, the determination, the looks, the youth. This rock star turned into an award-winning…

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LYNNDA POLLIO: FEAR IS PART OF ALL CREATIVE PROCESS
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LYNNDA POLLIO: FEAR IS PART OF ALL CREATIVE PROCESS

“We are all in the process of becoming something unexpected. I am no exception,” says Lynnda Pollio, author of the multiple-awarded novel Trusting The Currents. For her, the…

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