Effective Words: Do Your Words Have the Strength of a Brick Wall or a Tissue?

You’ve probably heard all the terms. Author. Writer. Wordsmith. Wizard of words. Scribe. Litterateur. Well maybe not this one! But no matter which one you claim when you sit down with your pen — or keyboard — they all mean you’re going to use words to communicate an idea or story of some sort. Continue reading Effective Words: Do Your Words Have the Strength of a Brick Wall or a Tissue?

Answers to Your Ebook Publishing Questions

Updated May 1, 2020.

Are you struggling with the decision to self-publish your book as an ebook or keep sending it out to traditional publishers who don’t even acknowledge your submission? You’re not alone.

Hundreds of thousands of writers are taking ebook publishing into their own hands. But, of course, they have lots of questions — you may have too. Here are the answers to some that I’ve been asked. Continue reading Answers to Your Ebook Publishing Questions

How to Write an Author Bio that Will Help You Sell More Books

An author’s bio (autobiography) is just one of many important factors in a book’s success. In traditional publishing, authors have access to publicists who help them come up with those all-important few sentences of the short bio, along with the longer bio that may be inserted in the book. Self-publishers must write an author bio on their own. Continue reading How to Write an Author Bio that Will Help You Sell More Books