Leveraging your book’s content makes sense on so many levels. This article covers the why and how to use your content to become more efficient, boost your marketing, create revenue, and increase your impact.
An editorial style sheet is a mini rule book for your book manuscript. While editors use style sheets regularly, writers can also benefit from this handy tool. Here we describe what a style sheet is, what goes into one, and how it helps your writing project.
In 2023, IngramSpark & Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) made numerous changes to their print-on-demand platforms. Here are the ones most likely to affect authors who self-publish.
Many people experience writing challenges that technology can help with, but they don’t realize they have the tools already at their disposal. In this article we look at three Word tools that can help: read aloud, transcription, and dictation.
An index is more than a list: it’s a detailed map of your book that helps your readers find what they want. This article covers why you might want an index, the types of indexes, and three critical points should you go the indexing route.
Sales tax can confuse new authors who want to sell books. There is some complexity, but it’s not as bad as you think. Here are the basics.
If you haven’t yet explored ChatGPT, it might be time. Here’s how I’ve been playing with ChatGPT in my writing and editing work.
Writing is a creative process with inevitable ups and downs–including getting stuck down in the muck. Try these 7 tips for getting unstuck.
Book projects are stressful enough without feeling a time crunch. To mitigate risk and alleviate anxiety, build slack into your project plan. Here are tips for indie authors.
Which publishing path should you take: traditional or self-publishing? Understand the difference before you decide. In this article, we talk process, pros and cons, and strategy.
If this is your year to write a book, three simple mindset tricks can help—because writing is as much a mental game as a butt-in-chair game.
When sharing a complex concept, creating clarity for your readers is critical–especially for those who are new to the topic. This article offers 7 ways to enhance comprehension and cultivate readers willing to take mental leaps with you.