Archive for February, 2014

Have you had success securing book reviews?
February 28, 2014, Leave a Comment

There are many ways to market your self-published book, and getting a pile of reviews to link to your website, blurb on your press release, and cite in your future […]

What influences your style?

Writing Tip Wednesday: Learn by Example

February 26, 2014, Leave a Comment

“A page of Addison or of Irving will teach more of style than a whole manual of rules, whilst a story of Poe’s will impress upon the mind a more [ ...


How to Select Your Book Editor

February 21, 2014, Leave a Comment

For self-publishing authors, hiring a book editor can be a daunting task. It’s a significant financial investment in the quality of your work, so yo ...

How realistic does your writing sound?

Writing Tip Wednesday: Get Real

February 19, 2014, Leave a Comment

Trying to achieve a realistic effect in your fiction? Take the advice of “Dickens of Detroit” author Elmore Leonard, whose short stories a ...

  • Are degrees in self-publishing the new trend?
    Do You Need a Degree in Self-Publishing?
    February 10, 2014, 1 Comment

    The University of Central Lancashire is taking the world of self-publishing by storm with its new MA degree in self-publishing. Unlike other programs designed to walk you through the publication […]