12 Best Self-Publishing Companies [UPDATED]: Guide to Self-Publishing Companies

Know the best self-publishing companies of 2020 to stay ahead of the curve as an aspiring author. No two self-publishing companies are the same, so don’t rely on trial and error when it comes to working with publishing companies as an author. In a world of scammy vanity companies eager to take an author’s money, […]

How to Print Your Book: 10 Essential Tips to Know

Authors spend a huge amount of time and energy writing their books, but for many self-published authors the final hurdle—designing and printing your book—can be an afterthought…and a daunting one at that. Most self-published authors opt for an e-book, allowing them to bridge the gap between aspiring author and self-published reality. However, with physical book […]

Author Platform: How to Build & Grow Your Author Platform

Becoming an author is a thrilling journey. You work hard for months to write a book, get it out there—through self-publishing or traditional—and if you have done your research, readers are ready to buy from you. This is easier said than done, but what does streamline the process is having a platform to launch from. […]

Children’s Book Publishers: 33 Best Publishers for Your Children’s Book

Are you an independent author looking for the best children’s book publishers to submit your work to? Of all the types of book out there, children’s books are never going away. There will always be a demand for fresh books aimed at youngsters in schools, libraries, and homes. Related: How to Write a Children’s Book […]

Best Books On Writing: 18 Writing Books to Help You Improve Your Craft

On the hunt for the best books on writing? Start by adding these books to your “To Be Read” list. Reading these writing books could very well change how you approach your craft altogether.  It is Stephen King, the international bestselling champion of 65 (and counting) novels, that said: “Good writers read.” Related: Writing Quotes […]

Amazon Author Central: Optimize Your Amazon Author Page

Amazon Author Central is a powerful platform for authors, especially if you are self-publishing… Want to gain more visibility and increase your readership? Optimizing your Amazon Author page can help with this immensely. But before you rush ahead to get your book launched and marketed, it’s important that you take time to set up your […]

How to Copyright a Book Quickly [FREE Copyright Template]

Researching how to copyright a book is a smart move as a modern author, and one that you shouldn’t shy away from even though it sounds legally complex. The issue of book copyright is a concern you should not only be thinking about as a self-published author, but also be taking action to prevent. No […]

How to Publish an eBook: Step-By-Step eBook Publishing

You want to learn how to publish an eBook on Amazon, and it’s no wonder… In 2017 alone, there were 266 million eBooks sold! That statistic alone proves why eBook publishing in 2020 is a must for any author. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform, also known as KDP, is the most widely used self-publishing platform […]

Book Marketing: 14 Essential Book Promotion Ideas for Every Author

Book marketing… some authors shudder at the concept, and reasonably so. Marketing your book can be terrifying, especially if it pulls you out of your comfort zone and into uncharted territory.  You’ve just written a book and courageously shared your words for all the world to see. That in itself is a fear many don’t […]