Self-Publishing – the challenges and the solutions.

What is self-publishing? Simply put, it’s writing and publishing your book on your own, without the involvement of a traditional publisher to help market and distribute it. The traditional publishers you would have heard of are: Penguin Random House  Harper Collins Pan Macmillan Bloomsbury Simon & Schuster The difference between self-publishing and traditional publishing. Overall direction. […]

Self-Publishing? Does a great book cover matter…?

What is Self-Publishing? According to Wikipedia, a definition of Self-Publishing is: Self-publishing is the publication of media by its author without the involvement of an established publisher. The term usually refers to written media, such as books and magazines, either as an ebook or as a physical copy using POD (print on demand) technology. Basically, you do everything yourself; the writing, editing, proofreading, marketing, and yes, […]

How much do authors make?

So, you’re either naturally curious or you’re thinking of dipping your toe into the world of writing books. The big question is- How much do authors make? The honest answer is – it depends. On MANY variables. One of the big variables is whether or not you are traditionally published or self-published. Traditionally published What […]

Self Publishing? Here’s what to include on your Author Website…

So you’ve started self-publishing and are wondering if you should get a website and if so, what you should include on it to help get you sales. But you don’t have loads of money or the tech savviness to know what to include. Honestly don’t worry… We were the same. When we first started writing, […]