Writing something big is one of the things people tend to procrastinate on the most.Read More
If you choose to file your own trademark without the assistance of an attorney, you don’t necessarily need to hire someone else to do it for you. Skip the fees and go right to the source.Read More
There are nearly as many theories on how to price an ebook as there are authors of those same books. Here, we look at what ten authors and other publishing experts have to say, along with their reasoning.Read More
Stock photos are fun to look at, awesome to use… but often expensive to buy. If your camera or photography skills are less-than-stellar (like your budget), it’s nice to know that the US Government is here to help you out.Read More
It works. I just wanted to share that with you. The concept of offering one free eBook by an author — especially an eBook in a series — worked, and tempted me to buy eBooks with my iPad last month.Read More
At first glance, the Amazon.com Kindle ebook pricing setup and associated royalty rates — displayed in a lengthy table with numbers and boxes and buttons — seems a lot more complicated than it really is. Get a little clarity here.Read More
“It had always been my dream to become a published author. The day I got a contract for a print book, from a major publisher, I was on top of the world.”Read More
After experimenting with various writing programs, I came to the conclusion that any standard word processing software just wasn’t going to be enough to get me through the arduous process of writing a (lengthy) novel.Read More
Want to dress up your website a little — or need your portrait for marketing materials? We found five slick easy-to-use web-based tools to help you get the job done with the minimum of hassle.Read More
Every author needs a blog — that’s a given. But once you have your domain name and a basic site, how do you make it look amazing? With professionally-designed templates, that’s how!
We’ve scouted for good Wordpress templates for years, and these two “all-you-can-eat” sites are among the best we’ve found.Read More
Although you can check your ebook formatting is correct after you upload it for publishing, it’s a lot simpler to make sure it’s all set up correctly before pressing that submit button.Read More
Need a little help to proof and polish your manuscript or story before sending it off to a human copyeditor? Get a running start with these easy-to-use web tools.Read More
There are several ways to convert text to and from varying formats without having to go as far as retyping everything.
Whether you’re aiming to go from UPPERCASE ALL CAPS or the annoying cRazY cAse or lengthy bits of lower-case text that you want to switch into a more typical sentence case style, here are five options.Read More