The Secrets to Success: Navigating the Tattered Cover’s New Program for Independent Authors

The Secrets to Success: Navigating the Tattered Cover’s New Program for Independent Authors By Madeleine Dodge, BlueInk Review It’s a familiar scenario: A bookstore accepts a self-published book on consignment, only to exile it to a shelf for “Independent Local Authors” in the farthest corner of the store where even the dust bunnies won’t give…

E-Book Layout and Distribution

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

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?…