Children’s books are so enchanting! Many of us remember the most iconic ones from our childhood — Winnie-the-Pooh, Charlotte’s Web, Goodnight Moon. You may have an idea that’s just as great as these classics, but how do you get started with self-publishing children’s books? Izzard Ink is here to help. We have been in the […]
If you’re a new author starting a book project from the ground up, looking for guidance online, you may notice something right off the bat. Many “publishing guides” for new authors are ultimately just sales pitches for a specific publisher. They don’t provide a real business plan, they don’t walk you through the process, instead […]
All too often, proper editing is the missing piece of the puzzle for self-publishing authors, who invest all of their hard work, talent, skill, and energy writing their book, only to fall short due to editing oversights. This commonly leads to terrible reviews, poor reception, and low sales, for authors who may have had a good idea […]
Self-Publish a Travel Guide For authors hoping to self-publish a travel guide, the most viable ideas will begin with noticing a gap in existing coverage. Is there a part of the world that hasn’t been discussed sufficiently in existing travel guides, or is there some particular destination that you think you could illuminate for readers? […]
What are the self-publishing pros and cons? Many prospective authors know they have a choice in how to publish their book, but may be confused about the self-publishing pros and cons that determine if it’s the right choice for their work. Self-publishing is no longer simply a last resort for getting published when all else […]
What Does the Future of Self-Publishing Look Like?
Why is a Professional Book Cover Design Important?
With everything that’s happened to your manuscript along the way, it’s important to make sure that your book was reproduced faithfully, and that the production was executed without errors – errors that can lose you readers. Book Quality Check As an author, why should you do a book quality check? A quality check, or quality […]
Aspiring authors have more choices than ever when it comes to how to publish a book but where do you look for book publishing help? It used to be that the only way to publish a book was to sell your idea to one of a handful of large publishing companies. While these traditional publishers […]
If you are looking to publish a book what are the best book publishing practices? Are you wondering what tools you need to make your self-published book a bestseller? No one expects a chef to farm and transport their own ingredients, and then serve customers, waiting tables as they cook – and if one were […]