What Every Author Needs to Know

What Every Author Needs to Know

As a book formatter, I work with many authors that are new to self-publishing which I can relate to because I was new to it at one time too. But what I can't relate to is not wanting to learn what every self publishing author should know to be in control of their books. There … Continue reading What Every Author Needs to Know

EBook Cover Design

It goes without saying that you need a good book cover for your ebook. In this blog post, I want to share some of the DIY design tips that I use to create ebook covers for my own books as well as for my premade book cover store. First off, take a little bit of … Continue reading EBook Cover Design

Preparing Images for Your Book

In this blog post, I want to talk about image preparation for your book. You may not know it, but there are requirements for the images that you add to your books. If your images don't meet the guidelines where you intend to publish then your book will be rejected. If your book is mainly … Continue reading Preparing Images for Your Book

the ever-present issue of spam users

The Ever-Present Issue of Spam Users

I recently revamped my premade book cover store, which was only for eBook covers before. But I also wanted to include print book covers so I am doing a total makeover of the store. When I had it open before I was plagued by spam users, which is what this short blog post is about. … Continue reading The Ever-Present Issue of Spam Users

writing, an important skill and how to improve it

Writing, an Important Skill and How to Improve it

It’s a given that authors need to be able to write well in order to be successful. But is this true of other professions too? Is the ability to write a necessity for them as well? I think it might be. Have you ever read a blog post or an eBook where the grammar mistakes … Continue reading Writing, an Important Skill and How to Improve it

five things authors need to do to build their platform

Five Things Authors Need to Do to Build Their Platform

I am sure that anyone who writes has heard how important an author platform is. You may even be a little sick of hearing about it. It is time-consuming to do and really takes away from the writing. But it is a vital step to gain readers. In fact, it is an important tool that … Continue reading Five Things Authors Need to Do to Build Their Platform