How To Write the Perfect Book Title

What is your first reaction when you hear titles like Everything I Never Told You, The Devil Wears Prada, Love in the Time of Cholera, and How to Win Friends and Influence People? “Everything I Never Told You”…

How To Make a Book Trailer

Video marketing popularity is rising. Some companies believe that video reviews from customers are more effective than text reviews. Authors should appeal to a broader audience than readers with video advertising. Think of a book trailer as a…

How To Write a Memoir? Tips and FAQs

A memoir is an engaging account of the writer’s slice of life. It is a narrative reflecting the storyteller’s perspective, voice, memory, and reflection. By narrating your significant life moments, you gain the self-realization that your life was…

The Politics of Writing Contests

A few years ago I learned a lesson obvious in hindsight yet difficult to foresee. The nature of this lesson, an instruction in fairness, is inseparable from the circumstance in which I learned it. I am appreciative of…

How To Create Your Amazon Author Central Page

When I heard about the Amazon Author Central Page for the first time, I hadn’t the faintest idea about the concept behind it. Given the keywords’ Amazon’ and ‘Author,’ one gets a vague idea that it has something…

How To Write a Novel in 6 Simple Steps

You’ve had that idea for a novel going on in your head for weeks, months, maybe even years. It bugs you day and night, until you can’t stand it any longer – you simply must tell your story….

Publishing Your Novel: 4 Secret Pet Peeves of Acquiring Editors

If you are pursuing publishing your novel with one of the big five publishers (Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Simon and Shuster), and if you are lucky, at some point, your manuscript will find itself…

Three Things to Remember About Joan Didion: Prolific Author and Essayist

Joan Didion, an American fiction author, was a California native who strived to impact the world through her poignant, highly political prose. Didion’s impenetrable relationship with depicting societal unrest throughout California is of most special remembrance. For lack…

3 WordPress Plugins for Ebook Authors

One of the biggest advantages of having your own WordPress website is that there are a growing number of plugins that let you integrate ebook tools directly into your WordPress site. Whether you want to turn your blog…

How To Do an In-person Book Launch

Readers love to interact with authors. The best platform for them to do that is at an in-person book launch. Not only will you satisfy readers who attend, but they will spread the word about your book. Word…

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