5 Ways to Spot the Wrong Proofreader: By JuliaProofreader

By | 2017-05-25T10:02:58+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Author Resources, Professional Services|

"You’re an author, and you’ve finished editing your book. You now want to find someone to proofread it for you – smart move! If you’re submitting to an agent/publisher, you want to give your manuscript every possible advantage. If you’re self-publishing, the last thing you want is reviews saying ‘good story, but it could do with proper proofreading’." Great post from JuliaProofreader!

How to Use Amazon Categories to Increase your Rankings–Posted by Nicholas C. Rossis

By | 2016-04-18T19:29:07+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Advice and Tips, Author Resources|

Have you ever seen your book rise in the sales charts, yet you can’t seem to get on a single one of Amazon’s Best Seller Lists? Nicholas Rossis has a great guide to increasing your ranks on those lists by [...]

Indie Authors: How to Survive in the Ocean

By | 2017-05-25T10:03:00+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Advice and Tips, Author Resources|

In the ocean, some small fish can be found schooling in large numbers. By working together, fish can swim for longer periods of time, drafting to save energy. Close proximity allows them to travel though colder waters. And they can also avoid predators more effectively than if they swam alone.

25 (Plus) Sites for Free Images

By | 2017-07-19T11:40:34+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Advice and Tips, Author Resources, For Musing or Amusing|

Today, I've got a list of 25 sites with free images for every day use on websites, advertising, book covers, etc. I realize this list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to add a comment with a link to one of your favorite sites. Although this list is aimed toward helping other authors, these images would be useful for websites and blogs in any business.

An Interview with Cover Designer, Victorine Lieske

By | 2017-05-25T10:03:06+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Author Resources, Professional Services|

I'm thrilled to present an interview with Victorine Lieske, a cover designer and New York Times Best-Selling Author, who's agreed to share her insights on cover design. Victorine designed one of my own book covers, A Rose in Bloom, and [...]