How To Earn Thousands Monthly in Self-Publishing

Due to our current struggling economy coupled with dissatisfaction with the terms of traditional publishers, authors have decided to start self-publish their books. Before you enter the world of self-publishing, you must decide if you are writing to make a profit or if you are writing because you enjoy it. Truthfully, it may be a…

The Downsides of Self-Publishing

We have heard how great self-publishing is. It can give you control over your book and, at the same time, increase your profits. But is this too good to be true? Are there any downsides or disadvantages to self-publishing? Of course, there are!  Responsibility If you decide to self-publish, you should be ready to multitask.…

Avoidable Self-Publishing Mistakes

Hey first-time authors! If you never have self-published, there may be some things you are unaware of that may cause you to make a few errors. Many people say that you will make mistakes with your first book, which may be true. However, when you are being critiqued by avid readers, they may leave comments…

7 Tasks to Complete While You Wait for your Edits

My Editor Has my Book. Now, What? You have finally contracted the perfect editing team for your manuscript, and now it is time to celebrate, right? Not quite, lol. There are plenty of ways you can make great use of your time while you wait on your editors to get the next draft back to…

7 Ways to Get Your eBook Noticed in a Crowded Market

Millions of online eBooks are available for purchase, and everyone wants to be noticed. With so many books, it can be hard to determine what steps should be taken to get your book in front of someone willing to purchase it. But it certainly is not impossible.  A crowded market (many published eBooks) doesn’t necessarily…

5 Tips On How To Cope With Online Criticism

Can You Handle the Truth? In an earlier blog post, I shared with you that even the best writers will receive bad reviews at least once during their careers. But is it truly a bad thing if someone is simply telling the truth? I will admit that sometimes, readers (or people who have not actually…