Guest Blog Post: Carly Catt

Guest Blog Post: Carly Catt

Why You Need a Proofreader What is a proofreader? A proofreader is a type of editor. They double-check your book to rid it of small errors that cause distractions to readers and make sure everything is exactly the way you want it to be. What does a proofreader do?...
What’s Your Motivation

What’s Your Motivation

You’re probably not going to become rich and famous when you publish this book. I know that’s hard to hear. Author, what’s your motivation? The publishing industry isn’t what it used to be. Self-publishing has changed everything. Amazon has...
How do I sell more books?

How do I sell more books?

When the question you might want to ask yourself is, why aren’t I selling more books? The answer isn’t the same for every author. It’s not dependent on genre, it is not dependent necessarily on experience, there are lots of different variables. About...
Why should you hire a professional editor?

Why should you hire a professional editor?

One of the first questions I ask an author. Was your book professionally edited?  I thought this was a given – You write, you edit, you proofread and you publish. But the truth is, many self-published authors often skip this step due to the cost. And this will...
Don’t Rush Your Book Launch

Don’t Rush Your Book Launch

You’re excited. Who wouldn’t be? Your book is finally done! But once you’ve clicked publish, it’s too late to undo anything. Every author will tell you about the mistakes they made the first time around, just ask. They’ll tell you about...
Is your book ready to publish?

Is your book ready to publish?

Before you upload that manuscript. You’ve finally emerged from your writing cocoon after lovingly combing over every word.  Your book is finished!  Your baby is ready to meet the world. But is it? Here’s a short checklist to make sure: Was your book...