How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Editor?

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Someone to Edit Your Masterpiece

You’ve completed writing your book, plugging away from months, you’ve read it over, and now you want to know what to do next. Regardless of whether you choose to traditionally or independently publish, you should find an editor. It shouldn’t be an offense to you to say hiring a great editor is key. Even the […]

How to Get Your Book on Amazon

Your Guide to Getting Published on Amazon

Congratulations! You wrote a book and now you want to know what to do with it. The traditional way to get your book published is a long, tiresome journey usually fraught with endless rejection letters to the point of wanting to give up. First, you have to find an agent willing to take you on […]

How to Survive and Master Book Signings

Sell more books by mastering book signings

mastering book signings

Having self-published and launched three books last year, The Hallie McKinley Series books one and two (Trust Me and Identity) and Ghost Soldiers, I went from knowing virtually nothing to having success in marketing my books.   It’s an amazing feeling being an unknown author and selling one of your books to a stranger.  I get […]

Effective Book Promotion

Start promoting your book early

book promotion

Book promotion and marketing can begin as early as the moment you decide to write it. When that first idea comes to mind, you should begin some type of promoting whether via social media, word of mouth, your website, or blog. For many authors coming up with strategies of marketing and promoting are tough. The […]

The Six Keys to Writing Romantic Comedy

Getting your readers to laugh and fall in love at the same

romantic comedy

Getting your readers to laugh and fall in love at the same time requires a delicate balance, not a sledgehammer. A successful romantic comedy novel utilizes keen wit while drawing on the full gamut of emotions—and that’s where things get tough. How do you write a compelling story the reader will remember, with a backbone […]