On Endings: You Won’t Have a Second Chance at a Last Impression By Alexandra O’Connell The End. The conclusion of the story. The end of the conversation you get to have with your reader (at least for now). The last words of your book are naturally memorable without even trying. How you leave your reader
What Makes a Quality Writing Retreat? By Annalisa Parent Opportunities for writers to convene and to create seem almost endless: workshops, classes, library writing groups, and, of course, retreats. There can be so many appealing events, it sometimes seems nigh impossible to choose one that will help to move your writing forward, to help you
E-Book Layout and Distribution By Dawn Clark, Crimson Dragon Publishing E-book production and distribution has become almost a necessity in today’s mobile oriented word. Before converting your book, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, establish your distribution method. E-distributors (see below) may provide free conversion software. If you’d rather hire it out and
Marketing Your Book: Online Marketing vs. Traditional Media By Mark Graham, Graham Publishing Group You’ve written a book. A novel, biography, business book, self-help book. The genre doesn’t matter. Whatever type of book you’ve written, it has to be well marketed. You have two choices: Traditional vs. Online Marketing. Which way are you going to go?
Five Steps in the Self-Publication Process By Mark Graham of Mark Graham Communications You’ve written an awesome book. It may be your first, your second, or your tenth. It may be a novel, biography, business book, or self-help book. Now it is time to see your creation in print, in an e-book format, and perhaps even
The Importance of Keyword Phrases in Ranking Your E-Book By Mark Graham of Mark Graham Communications Almost 90% of authors are choosing to self-publish these days. And since Amazon, and all other book sellers, use search engines to find and list their books, you have to find a way for your book or your sales page