Here you’ll find various blog and guest posts on topics related to e-book publishing, promoting and more.
How to set up the perfect Kindle ebook launch campaign using KDP Select
Whether you’re a new author, or a veteran, publishing a book can be one of the most stressful experiences imaginable. Writing a book is tough, but trying to get it in front of as many people as possible and actually get them to read your work? Easily just as hard if...
How to Payoneer Amazon profits and streamline your withdrawals
For many payments, most notably from CreateSpace and Amazon Affiliates, Amazon will require a US bank account for direct electronic deposits.
In the absence of a valid US bank account, the users often have to deal with antiquated cheque systems that not only take weeks and even months to arrive, but also carry with them a huge fee to cash out. And in some countries, cheques haven’t been used in years and may not even get accepted.
Luckily, other companies exist to compensate for the flaws of Amazon or other similar online stores.
I’m here to talk about Payoneer.
Building a website for your Author persona
Nothing promotes credibility like a professional looking public website that contains all the information about the author, his/hers books, contact information, and latest news.
Having a personal website it paramount to optimizing your success as a published writer.
Book Review – The Watcher’s Keep, by Timothy Bond
"Talking of the Old Days was considered blasphemous in the Church, and was not allowed anywhere in the lands of King Leondis Tarbane" The Watcher's Keep, (The Triadine Saga Book 1), by Timothy Bond is a true Epic Fantasy title in the purest sense. Following in the...
Guest Post – 3 Surefire Ways How to Get Book Reviews
Getting initial reviews is a tough business – readers and buyers don’t leave reviews in general. Only one of 200-300 average readers will end up writing a review for any book.
Yet reviews are very important – they give books “social proof” and credibility.
But how to get them? Let’s dive in!
Book Review – Still Here by Andy Grant
"I am Andy Grant. I am a husband, writer, speaker, transformational energy coach, actor, adventure traveler, photographer, children's book author, life-long learner, teacher, toy designer, film maker.... In short, I am a lover of life. But I have not always been this...
Guest Post – Should you get your book cover designed by someone on Fiverr?
Creating good custom book covers can be one of the most difficult tasks that authors have to deal with.
Art is subjective and it can be difficult to come up with a cover idea that not only appeals to the target audience, but which can also be professionally designed.
Which leads us to the question:
Should you get your book cover designed by someone on Fiverr?
Book Review – Hospital Days: A Memoir by Hudson Owen
"I looked down from the observation dome into the operating room. It was empty except for a patient on her back on an operating table. Her ample girth was splayed across the operating table. Retractors had pulled back a large section of exposed flesh perhaps to a...
Book Review – Live Love Rewind by Anne Glynn
"A voice tickled inside her brain. Who are you, Leah Preston? ... Are you happy? ... When not, why not?" Live Love Rewind: The Three Lives of Leah Preston by Anne Glynn is a story about the life of Leah Preston. A divorced woman in her thirties who like so many...
Book Review – Maybe Baby by Diana Star Helmer
"She pokes me and pokes me - I felt like a big cake that wasn't done yet!" Maybe Baby by Diana Star Helmer is an intriguing look into the life of Mia, a young, teenage woman, living in a futuristic world where most of the population is infertile. Children have...