If you want your manuscript to get published, you’ll need to be sure to avoid making these common mistakes:
Traditional Book Publishing – Literary Agent
The traditional publishing route to becoming a published author starts with the difficult task of obtaining a literary agent. A large publishing house will not accept unsolicited manuscripts. They do not want to be bothered with the troublesome of having to sift through the thousands of manuscripts submitted monthly. Instead, the large publishing houses have handed…Read more Traditional Book Publishing – Literary Agent
Self-Publishing Your Book ~ Services
This post is to help clarify exactly what "Self-Publishing" means and why it is important to hire professional services to achieve your goals. Self-Publishing doesn't mean going alone. Of course you can choose that route if you know how to create a professional book cover for paperback, hardcover (including the jacket) and eBooks. Also, you…Read more Self-Publishing Your Book ~ Services
Is Anyone Making Money Selling Books?
It's a valid question, right? I mean, James Patterson and JK Rowling both make $90M per year, and Nora Roberts makes $25M per year, a few other big names are making big dollars... But are any indies making their way successfully right now? If we're honest with ourselves as aspiring authors, the 'question behind the…Read more Is Anyone Making Money Selling Books?
Successfully Launching Your Book
Can we talk? There are days I want to plead with first-time authors to please learn as much as they can about successfully launching their book. I always get the call from the excited first-time-author on the other end of the phone that is telling me about how great their book is and how they…Read more Successfully Launching Your Book
Goal Setting for Writers
Sometimes I feel like I am repeating myself when I keep stressing in blogs about the benefits of Self-Publishing. I wondered if people didn't trust my expertise or my opinion? As an author representative, I encourage all my authors to self-publish, however, if they still want to pursue a major publishing company, then I assist…Read more Goal Setting for Writers
Getting Real About Book Publishing
Did you know that there are many free tools and engaging features now available to you on Social Media?
Publishing a Children’s Book is Fun and Profitable!
Children’s books are always a big selling product. Children are entering into schools and libraries with big eyes and imaginations into the world of reading every year. So the need to stock up on new children’s books every year is always growing. If you are wondering about the actual over-all facts and numbers on how…Read more Publishing a Children’s Book is Fun and Profitable!
Humble Yourself Before the Editor!
TODAY I AM ADDRESSING THE TOPIC OF MANUSCRIPT EDITING. After being in the book publishing business for many years now, I see one mistake made by authors over and over. And that is not getting their book edited by a professional. Often times, they think that having a friend or two read it is sufficient.…Read more Humble Yourself Before the Editor!
6 Vital Investments for the Self-published Author
The 6 Most Important Investments for the Self-published Author… WHERE SHOULD NEW AUTHORS PUT THEIR MONEY? Everything good comes at a price, either through time or money. When you invest your time to write a book, then you also must invest money to ensure it’s a success. Here the 6 places a new author should…Read more 6 Vital Investments for the Self-published Author