Are You Having Second Thoughts About Self-Publishing?

An author's account of her struggle with self-publishing.

I am a few months into the release of my first book, “Rising Above Statistics: Success Against All Odds” and the work is just beginning. I chose to self-publish my book and people constantly ask me “Why?” After all, self-publishing is hard work.  Write the book, edit the book, format it, find a cover designer, […]

Hundreds of Free Ebooks

Download Hundreds of Free Ebooks in .epub and .mobi Formats

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When authors or publishing companies are trying to hook you onto a new series or author, they will many times give you a free ebook that they hope will entice you into continuing the series by purchasing a paid book. Pretty tricky, huh? Regardless of the authors’ motivation, we love free ebooks whether it be […]

Free Book Trailers for Authors

Free 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.

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How I Hit The USA TODAY Bestseller List

And how you can, too!

In the hyper-competitive book world, authors need to find ways to stand out in a crowd. Even if you write a book better than that international bestseller in your genre category, it will languish in the Kindle store and on the bookshelf unless you convince readers to take a risk and invest time in reading […]

The Challenge of Marketing as a Writer

You can't do it all!

It seems more people are trying to sell writers marketing and other products than there are writers. The challenge is not drowning in attempting to drink from the proverbial firehose. After a dizzying long learning curve, I’ve found my path. I wish I had a shortcut to share, but I did learn a few things. […]

Wattpad Cover Creator

Create Perfect Wattpad Book Covers

Design an eye-catching cover for your Wattpad books with our Wattpad Cover Creator—even without any design skills! Once you’ve written your book, it’s only a matter of time before you let the world see it. Luckily, we’re living in the digital age with online platforms where you can showcase your book are abundant—and Wattpad is […]