What better day to sit back and reflect on ebook sales than the last day of the year? While it’s frigid cold outside (so cold many New Year’s Eve celebrations across Canada have been cancelled!), there’s lots of hot news in my K-Lytics Premium monthly report for 2017. Continue reading What’s Selling in Kindle Ebooks for 2018 — And Just as Important — What’s Not!
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?
Worried About Making Writing Boring if it’s Easy?
Do you worry that your writing will lack style or sound childish when you make it easy to read? After all, the majority of surfers scan content, so they’re looking for ideas and information they can consume like fast food and then, move on. Continue reading Worried About Making Writing Boring if it’s Easy?
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