What’s the Right Length for My Book?

What’s the Right Length for My Book?

A guide to book length by word count for standard book genres broken down by genre. Here's why book length matters.

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What's in a Blurb? How to Write the Perfect Book Description

What's in a Blurb? How to Write the Perfect Book Description

It can feel overwhelming to capture the essence of your book in a short description, but it's important your blurb fits your genre. Here are some things to keep in mind based on an analysis of the top-selling books in multiple genres.

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How to Reach Out to Book Bloggers and Book Influencers to Promote Your Book

How to Reach Out to Book Bloggers and Book Influencers to Promote Your Book

It's important to get your book promoted by book bloggers and book influencers. Here's our guide on where and how to approach them, and how to work closely with them.

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New Novelist? Plan Your Next Writing

New Novelist? Plan Your Next Writing

Starting a novel? Now is the time to set your course. Writing a novel is a lot of work, but the right mindset and action will get you there.

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Cover Designer Deborah Bradseth's Tips for Creating an Enticing Book Cover

Cover Designer Deborah Bradseth's Tips for Creating an Enticing Book Cover

Deborah Bradseth, owner of Tugboat Design, shares her top tips for designing an enticing book cover.

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Use These Business Tips to Become a Successful Authorpreneur

Use These Business Tips to Become a Successful Authorpreneur

Combining the words author and entrepreneur, authorpreneur is a word for serious authors. Use these tried and true tips from the business world to grow a successful author career.

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9 Top Tips for Working with an Illustrator

9 Top Tips for Working with an Illustrator

Follow our 9 top tips for working with an illustrator to help you find the right one and make the process as smooth as possible.

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Strategically Plan Your Novels for Next Year

Strategically Plan Your Novels for Next Year

Regardless of where you are on the spectrum of "becoming an author," you need a plan for your business. And, believe me, treating your writing like a business will help you make more of it than just a time-sucking hobby. Make this your year for publishing.

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How to Write an Enticing Book Description

How to Write an Enticing Book Description

A good book description is essential to sales. How can you write your own? Author Kyle A. Massa has some tips that might help.

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5 Free Self-Publishing Tools to Get Started with Your Book

5 Free Self-Publishing Tools to Get Started with Your Book

It’s easy to experience decision fatigue when it comes to navigating the self-publishing process. We’ve curated this short list of the best free tools available to jumpstart your self-publishing journey.

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3 Crucial Pieces of the Self-Publishing Puzzle

3 Crucial Pieces of the Self-Publishing Puzzle

Chandler Bolt has helped countless aspiring authors bring their book into the world. In this article, he recounts his best advice for how to self-publish your book.

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The Perks of Being an Indie Author

The Perks of Being an Indie Author

Are you ready to strike out on your own and become an independent author? Indie author Kyle A. Massa examines the best reasons to say yes.

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The Best Reasons for Self-Publishing

The Best Reasons for Self-Publishing

Chandler Bolt of Self-Publishing School shares the four best reasons to make your self-publishing dream come true.

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The Game Plan to Become a Best-Selling Self-Published Author

The Game Plan to Become a Best-Selling Self-Published Author

Today, anyone with a laptop can publish books. In this article, we'll discuss what you need to know about Amazon and what you can do to make your book stand out among millions of book titles. This is the ultimate game plan for self-published authors.

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How to Improve the Quality of Feedback from Your Beta Readers

How to Improve the Quality of Feedback from Your Beta Readers

Have you heard about beta readers but aren't sure how to work with them? Maybe you've tried working with beta readers but didn't get the feedback you were looking for. This article will help you understand the types of questions to ask beta readers to ensure you get the best possible feedback on your writing.

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