Do you dream about a coffee table book with your name on it gracing living rooms across America? Self-publishing with Izzard Ink can help you realize your dream. Although coffee table books don’t have to be books of photographs, many of them are, because they are as much a decoration as they are a pastime. […]

Posted on June 2, 2020

Editing Poetry

Editing Poetry At first glance, the editing process may seem at odds with the very function of poetry, as well as the metrics that define its quality. After all, what form of writing is more personal? When do standards for grammar and “correctness” still apply, and when are they best thrown out the window? If […]

Posted on June 2, 2020

How to Find the Perfect Editor

How to Find the Perfect Editor There are many elements that separate a typical self-published book from the polished, high-quality books we expect to find on the shelves of bookstores. Everything from design to distribution strategies determines whether a book will compete alongside the vast number of books that are self-published each year, or on […]

Izzard Ink is giving self-publishinga good name. You may think of self-publishing as synonymous with vanity presses, but we have proven it doesn’t have to be. To be sure, helping authors publish their books can be a truly valuable service. But in the absence of professional guidance, many otherwise talented authors suffer the fate of […]

Posted on February 11, 2020

How to Create the Setting of a Story

As the core elements of a novel go, setting is easy to overlook. It may be obvious that you’ll need to tell readers where events are taking place. But creating a real sense of atmosphere, location, and time is the real challenge. Creating setting in a story goes a long way toward giving the rest […]