How to (easily) prepare your manuscript for publication – free book formatting templates for every genre

How to (easily) prepare your manuscript for publication – free book formatting templates for every genre

This is the preface to my revised book marketing guide, download the free PDF. Book formatting is the bane of my existence. It’s tedious, and time-consuming, and there are always typos and mistakes, but it’s also a crucial part of the publishing process. That said, it’s possible to do a decent job yourself, if you learn how, and...

7 book cover design secrets to sell more books

7 book cover design secrets to sell more books

This is the preface to my revised book marketing guide, download the free PDF. A few years ago I did a case study with 10 authors; I remade their book covers for free to see what kind of difference it would make on their sales. All of them saw sales double immediately. Whatever kind of marketing The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a...

How to get a $50K publishing deal for $5000

How to get a $50K publishing deal for $5000

This week I’ve been revising some old posts, and generally feeling down about everything. Most of the time, I’m just complaining about expensive publishing solutions and urging authors to take matters into their old hands. But then a potential client told me he was in talks with a (vanity) publisher and wanted to get my The 3...