*these limited time deals are ending soon!* I’ll tell you a secret. Although my publishing resources have helped thousands of authors, I keep them consistently cheap, maybe 10% of what other people are charging, because I want them to stay affordable to new authors – I remember what it’s like pouring your heart and soul
This morning when I woke up, Reddit was abuzz about a hearing in the Mexican congress showing alien cadavers. I’m not a true believer, or even an X-files fan, but I’m proud of my imagination and entertaining new possibilities is something I enjoy. If my philosophy degree taught me anything, it was to never assume
This may seem like a weird post, for a personal blog about creativity, but it’s kind of important. Writers or authors who want to build an audience and sell their work probably want to get traffic. Getting online traffic lets you write from home and be a slob instead of standing in a public market
Not too long ago, I dusted off an ancient book idea and used chatGPT to turn it into an outline and a book proposal. That was a huge weight lifted, because I don’t have the time and energy to focus on the project and it’s a decades-old mess of notes I’ll probably never get around
Emojis have become a significant part of digital communication, often used to express emotion, indicate reactions, or symbolize objects or ideas. They’ve become so popular that the Unicode Consortium, the organization that maintains the list of officially recognized emojis, updates its list each year. Here are some of the most popular emojis...
Picture this: a blank page before you, a pen in your hand, and the silence around you feels more daunting than inspiring. It’s a scenario familiar to all writers—professional or otherwise. The initial step to pen down thoughts often feels like a Herculean task. However, what if there was a secret ingredient, a melody to
For years I’ve been trying to figure out how let authors design their own book covers – and although the target is always moving, I’m getting close to an online graphic tool that might help. The majority of authors, however, probably don’t want to make their own covers and would rather hire a professional –...
Last week I went to a visa run to Macau and then I went on a three-day kind of jungle survival tour in northern Thailand where we caught frogs and tarantulas and slept on the ground. So a little brutal, but kind of fun. An interesting experience. I have a lot of projects on the
Whether you already work from home or are seeking online jobs, it’s important to customize your officespace to inspire your creativity, so you can stay productive and motivated. I can never find home office decor ideas that are as wild as my imagination, so I made some of my own. Well, a lot actually. We’ll
In the world of literature, various tools and techniques help writers add depth, beauty, and rhythm to their works. One such tool, beloved by poets and prose writers alike, is alliteration. Alliteration can elevate the aesthetics of your writing and make it more memorable and engaging. But what is alliteration, and how can you use
Whether you’re a seasoned time traveler or a new recruit who’s just completed your maiden voyage through the cosmos, one question that invariably arises is: “What year is it?” Unlike our forefathers, who had to rely on sundials and the phases of the moon, we have the advantage of using numerous indicators to ascertain...
How to use Publisher Rocket to find the best keywords and rank #1 on Amazon (plus MORE keyword research tools to get free visibility and sell more books)
I’ve started this post multiple times of the years but decided to put everything together in one place, so you can get help fast. So real quick: Why choosing a keyword-rich book title is a necessary evil for self-published writers When you publish a book on Amazon or any other online ebook store marketplace, people