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I am seeing a lot of people panic over the upcoming move from CreateSpace (CS) to KDP. Authors are talking about removing all of their books from CS and generally freaking out over the transition. I’m sure it won’t go perfectly smoothly (It’s too big a change for that.) but there is no reason to […]
People always judge a book by its cover. You have a great cover, right? That’s one of the most important ways to capture people’s attention when they’re searching through Amazon or any bookseller trying to find a book that interests them. After looking at a cover, the next thing people do is look at the […]
Writing a book can be a daunting task, and many writers wonder how many words they need to complete a book. Is a 50,000 word manuscript long enough? Is a 200,000 word manuscript too long? (Another question is how many words make up a page in a printed book. That varies a lot, depending on […]
Facebook is one of the world’s highest traffic websites, and those visitors tend to spend a tremendous amount of time on the site. This makes for somewhat of a captive audience, and yours ads will often get a lot more attention than ads on other websites. There are a number of subjects Facebook doesn’t allow, […]
It is still possible for indie authors to launch a book on Amazon and make it a bestseller. Don’t believe me? Watch this video as Chris Fox explains exactly how he did it. Hint: It is not about making your book free. Want more great ideas from Chris? Check out his books on writing, publishing […]
6x NBA Champion. 6X Finals MVP. 5x NBA MVP. Presidential Medal of Freedom Awardee. Number 23. His Airness, Michael Jordan Often touted as the greatest basketball player of all time, he played like no other. His tenacity on the court accompanied by his raw talent made him an unstoppable force. His achievements both on and […]
Do you want to write a book and make money from it? That’s great! However, it’s one thing to create a masterpiece of a book but another thing to write one that will become a bestseller. So how do you come up with your own book idea that will sell? Maybe if you’re someone famous […]
Self-publishing requires you to make a wide range of different choices. When you are an indie author, you have total control over every aspect of the writing, publication, and marketing process. This gives you a high degree of control but also a lot of responsibility. It can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep track of all […]
What is your book about? It’s about my coming of age immigration with my family from Beirut, Lebanon to the United States when I was fourteen years old. The news I’ll be traveling to America excited me to no end. What I didn’t realize when my parents told us we’ll be coming to America, was […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. is an honest and buoyant chronicle of a young Canadian man’s adventures during 1968-70, while teaching secondary school as a CUSO volunteer in Sabah, Malaysia (North Borneo). Travel with Neill McKee on his unique journey through vibrant Asian cultures as he learns the craft […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. You Started WHAT after 60? Highpointing across America Searching for a challenge when I turned age 60, I decided to climb one mountain in every state – before realizing that “highpointing“ exists as a pastime, with its own club, foundation, annual convention, and […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My new novel is called Son of Saigon. It’s about two older guys, Hank Reagan and Norm Rothstein, who are living in a high-end retirement community and hating every minute of it. When Mai, Hank’s former lover from his CIA stint in Saigon […]
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