Choosing an author name, choosing a book title

Advice from a New York Times Bestselling Author, Part 1

pick your title

There has never been a better time to write and publish a book, thanks to the Indie revolution. We no longer need to depend on agents and traditional publishers to take on our books. We writers can do everything ourselves, and it isn’t difficult. However, even if you’ve written and published a sensational book, it’s […]

Split-Testing Book Cover Designs and Titles

Which Book Cover and Title Should I Use?

Figuring out which book cover design or title to use can be a daunting task. The harsh truth is that potential readers will judge your cover and its title.  The cover and title tell so much about your book: if you fail to entice the reader in these two important areas, then what reason do […]

Top 10 Best Self-Publishing Companies

The Best Self-Publishing Options for Authors

Self-publishing has become a more and more common means of publishing in recent years. Because of the ever-changing nature of the publishing world, people are moving their ideas elsewhere. No longer are the big publishing houses the only option. Self-publishing books are making appearances on bestseller lists across the world. Books like Party Girl started out […]

top ten best self-publishing companies

Free Book Trailer Templates

Complete Book Trailer Templates With Instructions

I know there is all kinds of debate about whether book trailers are worth the cost, whether they are worth the time and whether they increase book sales. I’m here to tell you that yes, they are worth it! And the truth is, you can create a pretty sharp looking book trailer for free. And chances are the software you need already lives on your computer. So let’s get started! Make sure you check out the end of this post where we give away awesome book trailer templates as well as a chance to get your very own custom book trailer designed by us.

Free Book Trailer Templates

The Latest Trend in Digital Publishing

Serialized Books

Looking for a new way to publish your novel in the digital world? Serialized books are quickly becoming one of the most interesting ebook trends in the digital publishing landscape. More and more books are being published digitally, and everyone is looking for an edge. Serials are becoming a new way for novelists and writers […]

Dear Author, Don’t Quit!

A Letter to Authors Who’ve Considered Giving Up

All authors eventually go through what I call “White Flag Syndrome.” It looks something like this. You painstakingly write everyday, but you’ve been struggling with it for too long. You wake up one morning completely discouraged. You’ve already discarded an earlier draft, and now once again the book’s direction seems completely lost. You decide to […]