The following is part three in my I Want to Self-Publish: Now What? series I love my kindle, but there's nothing like the smell and feel of printed words on the page. That said, it takes a lot more work to transform a manuscript into something that people will be proud to display on their … Continue reading Print Book Formats and Printing Options
The following is a continuation of my I Want to Self-Publish - Now What? series. I was, and am, a reader before I was a writer. I take pride in my overstuffed bookshelves. I love the look and feel of a printed story. Unfortunately, I have only so much space in my house for books. … Continue reading Ebook Formats: The Quick Guide for Getting Your Book On Digital Shelves
I recognize that not all of my readers are also writers, nor are all my reader-writers considering the self-publishing path. However, for those that are, I thought I'd peel back the curtain, so to speak, and provide another glimpse at the wild and wonderful world that is taking control of your literary destiny. The next … Continue reading I Want To Self-Publish – Now What?
I've hummed the refrain from It's My Party by Lesley Gore more than once over the last few days. You see, I had every reason to celebrate this week. After seven years of work and over a quarter-million words, I'd finally added the phrase 'The End,' to my science fiction trilogy, Project Gene Assist. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Lies and Legacy is go for launch
I've said it before and I'll say it again — writing the book is the easy part. For the past several weeks I have been practically chained to my desk getting Lies & Legacy ready for its big debut. Why does it take so long to publish a book after announcing the manuscript is done? … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Book Takes Forever (and a Day) to Launch