Posted on October 15, 2019

Age Groups for Children’s Books

The market for children’s books can be somewhat difficult for self-publishing authors to break into. Higher printing costs combined with challenging marketing demands create a bind for authors, who may be reluctant to invest in a book without any assurance that there’s a marketing plan with a strong chance of earning it back. But it’s […]

As most authors may already be painfully aware, most self-published books aren’t commercially successful. But most self-published books also make a handful of common publishing mistakes. For authors thinking in terms of writing their book, they might assume that bad writing is the main factor to blame. And good writing and a good idea are […]

Posted on July 30, 2019

The Benefits of Fiction Research

When you’re getting ready to write a novel, background research might not be the first thing on your mind. After all, that’s why you’re writing fiction, right? But even for most novels, some fiction research ahead of time adds a sense of reality to your story that will help readers get immersed in your world. […]

Posted on July 16, 2019

Non-Fiction Research Tips

Have you decided to write a non-fiction book, but aren’t sure how to go about doing research? From methods to organization, non-fiction research forms the backbone of good non-fiction writing. After all, it’s all about offering your readers information on the topic, in an interesting, engaging, and organized way. So much of this process starts […]

Not so long ago, there was only one credible route to publishing success, and it relied on a handful of major publishing companies. Today, the situation could not be more different. How you decide to publish your book is as important to your success as any decision you’ll make during the writing process, and there’s […]