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

New Book: Get Ready To Publish

Are you prepared for self-publishing? When you are done writing your book you need to prepare it for publishing. But you also need to be prepared yourself. I don't think many authors that are just starting out realize this. As a professional book formatter, I work with so many authors that need information on the … Continue reading New Book: Get Ready To Publish

Ebook Functionality and the Writing Process

Are you planning on publishing an ebook soon? If you are then you need to consider how ebook reading devices function. If you don't format your own books then you may think you don't need to be concerned with this aspect of things. You may think that it is the person's job that hire to … Continue reading Ebook Functionality and the Writing Process

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

self-publishing on all platforms

Book: Self-Publishing On All Platforms

This short guide shows the different requirements for all of the major self-publishing retailers and distributors. As a professional book formatter, I work with many new authors who jump right into self-publishing without even having basic knowledge of the process or what the requirements are. This book is a second edition. I rewrote it to … Continue reading Book: Self-Publishing On All Platforms

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