Lessons from a Book Launch, Part Two

Lessons from a Book Launch, Part Two

Today, we continue with Part Two a breakdown of my fiction book launch. If you missed it, here’s Part One. To recap: Desire by Design is the first in a contemporary romance series that will be rolled out over the next 6-12 months. My goal with this one is to...
Lessons from a Book Launch, Part One

Lessons from a Book Launch, Part One

  Desire by Design, my contemporary romance (fiction), is the first in a series that will be rolled out over the next 6-12 months (there will be at least three books in the series, probably more). It has been on pre-order on Amazon for almost three months; it went...

What IS an ISBN anyway, and do I really need one?

Often around the time that authors are exploring CreateSpace, they’re stopped dead in their tracks by the requirement that they choose an ISBN. CreateSpace offers three options, ranging from free to $125, and each option comes with different advantages. Which should...

Writing a Book? Don’t Forget to Do This!

So by now maybe you know that I’m putting my new book Edit Me! How to Find, Hire & Work with an Editor on the market in a few days. This is actually my fourth self-published book, so I was pretty confident I had the whole process down. Which was almost the...

Book Reviews: Tips (Part 3 of 3)

This is the last in our 3-part series on book reviews (read Part 1 and Part 2). Here are a few extra tips:  1. Your RELEASE date and your LAUNCH date are not the same. You can *release* a book a few days before you start promoting it (launching) so that reviewers have...