3 tips for creating the perfect book cover

Book covers! Some authors love creating them whether that means using graphics or coming up with ideas. I float between loving it and running down the street screaming "no" at the top of my lungs. Why? Sometimes you get awesome ideas and other times you get zip! Deciding the first step is a challenge, so here are three tips to get [...]

My Self-publishing Journey – Getting started

Self-Publishing. I used to think it was a bad word. Something you did because no publisher wanted your book. It was the last  resort and not a direction I wanted for my writing career, but things change. My mind started changing at the last RWA (Romance Writers of America) conference. There were several workshops with authors [...]

My Self-publishing Journey – A Bio What?

Writing a bio. It sounds exciting at first, telling people a little about you (all the good things of course), but when the reality of it sets in, you realize it's not as straight forward as you think. I'm still tweaking mine six months later. What makes writing a biography a challenge? The biggest ones [...]

Self Publishing – Editing

Happy Friday everyone! It's been a while since I posted about self-publishing and I'm sure you thought I'd fallen off the edge of the self-pub world. Don't worry, I'm still here and hanging on by my fingernails. I started my self-publishing journey in July 2013 and it's been a rollercoaster ride. Good thing I like rollercoasters. In my last [...]

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Self-Publishing – Templates and Checklists. Oh My!

Self-publishing can be a daunting journey which is why I decided to blog about my experience. My hope is to save others from heartache, raised blood pressure levels, and hair loss. :-) In my first post, I started with a simple list. In my last self-publishing post, I talked about writing your bio. This week I'm talking about creating templates [...]