Nervous about creating an ebook? This article covers the basics of getting started: learning the difference between reflowable and fixed-format ebooks, the intricacies of distribution platforms, and tools you can use to create your first ebook. (Bonus: the process we use here at Clear Sight Books.)
You just pressed the Publish button and then realized there are mistakes in your book. Oops. What now? In this article we cover high-level approaches to addressing errors, for both traditional publishing and self-publishing.
It’s one thing to understand the theory of publishing an audiobook. It’s quite another to do it. This article offer tips to ease the process.
Audiobooks are a growing market for authors. This article covers the basics of publishing your first audiobook: narrators, platforms, pricing, and logistics.
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.