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Charlotte E. English Self-Publishing Success Story

Charlotte E. English Self-Publishing Success Story

Charlotte E. English is an author of colorful fantasy novels from the UK who lives…

17.05.2022
3 min
How to Publish a Children’s Book: A Detailed Guide

How to Publish a Children’s Book: A Detailed Guide

At first glance, publishing a children’s book seems easier than an adult one. One might…

13.05.2022
14 min
20 Best Self-Publishing Companies in 2022

20 Best Self-Publishing Companies in 2022

Unlike traditional publishing, self-publishing gives you a 100% guarantee that your book will be released….

06.05.2022
12 min
R.A.Lewis Self-Publishing Success Story

R.A.Lewis Self-Publishing Success Story

R.A. Lewis is a sci-fi and fantasy writer from Oregon who has already published two-book…

28.04.2022
3 min
Deborah P. Gomez Self-Publishing Success Story

Deborah P. Gomez Self-Publishing Success Story

Deborah P. Gomez is an author of romantic thrillers and romcoms. She began her career…

14.04.2022
4 min
Angela Ford Self-Publishing Success Story

Angela Ford Self-Publishing Success Story

Angela J. Ford is a bestselling author of epic fantasy and steamy fantasy romance. Readers…

3 min
Emily Webster Self-Publishing Success Story

Emily Webster Self-Publishing Success Story

Emily V. Webster is a young but very committed indie author who has already published…

21.03.2022
3 min
Post-apocalyptic & dystopian book covers: tips and ideas

Post-apocalyptic & dystopian book covers: tips and ideas

Post-apocalyptic and dystopian books are a big deal nowadays. And it isn’t strange: These books…

18.03.2022
7 min
10 Creative Book Release Marketing Ideas You Should Try

10 Creative Book Release Marketing Ideas You Should Try

You’ve been preparing for this moment for many months: A book release is here, and…

04.03.2022
6 min
Traditional vs self-publishing vs hybrid publishing: which to choose?

Traditional vs self-publishing vs hybrid publishing: which to choose?

With the unprecedented 9% growth of the book publishing industry, you may wonder, “Which is…

04.02.2022
12 min
How to Write a Character Profile: No-Nonsense Template

How to Write a Character Profile: No-Nonsense Template

Great characters are the primary drivers of the story. They build readers’ empathy and drive…

26.01.2022
8 min
How to come up with book cover design ideas: a checklist for authors

How to come up with book cover design ideas: a checklist for authors

If you feel stuck, and your mind simply resists any attempt at brainstorming, a good…

13.12.2021
5 min
Post-apocalyptic & dystopian book covers: tips and ideas

Post-apocalyptic & dystopian book covers: tips and ideas

Post-apocalyptic and dystopian books are a big deal nowadays. And it isn’t strange: These books…

18.03.2022
7 min
How to come up with book cover design ideas: a checklist for authors

How to come up with book cover design ideas: a checklist for authors

If you feel stuck, and your mind simply resists any attempt at brainstorming, a good…

13.12.2021
5 min
Book Merch for Authors: Tips and Ideas 

Book Merch for Authors: Tips and Ideas 

In a self-published writer’s fight for sustainable income, your book merchandise can be a valuable…

18.11.2021
7 min
Kindle Vella Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

Kindle Vella Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

Kindle Vella has launched in the US, and people are holding their breaths to see…

16.07.2021
5 min
10 Out-of-the-Box Book Cover Reveal Ideas

10 Out-of-the-Box Book Cover Reveal Ideas

You see your upcoming book’s cover for the first time. What do you feel? It…

09.07.2021
6 min
Young Adult Fantasy Book Covers: Trends, Examples, Tips

Young Adult Fantasy Book Covers: Trends, Examples, Tips

Young adult fantasy is a thriving market. Despite that the hype around Hunger Games and…

18.06.2021
6 min
Science Fiction Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

Science Fiction Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

The demand for sci-fi literature continues to be remarkable.  As a science fiction writer, you…

19.03.2021
7 min
Illustrated Children’s Book Covers: Tips and Examples

Illustrated Children’s Book Covers: Tips and Examples

Children’s books are a peculiar market: 61% of children’s books are bought by adults, mostly…

12.03.2021
5 min
Romance Book Cover Design: 10 Inspiring Examples

Romance Book Cover Design: 10 Inspiring Examples

We’ve created a fair share of romance book covers and know what it takes to make them work. Let’s take a look at our romance cover art and learn more about the characteristics of this genre.

12.02.2021
4 min
2021 Book Cover Design Trends to Follow

2021 Book Cover Design Trends to Follow

Now is a great time to take a look at book cover design trends in 2021 and figure out how to draw more attention to your book in the year to come.

04.01.2021
8 min
Fiction Book Cover Design: The Definitive Guide

Fiction Book Cover Design: The Definitive Guide

It’s great when a book is not only a captivating read but also an eye-grabbing…

24.12.2020
12 min
48 Inspiring Book Cover Design Ideas for Indie Authors

48 Inspiring Book Cover Design Ideas for Indie Authors

During one of his lectures, Brandon Sanderson, a best-selling fantasy author, stated that ideas are…

18.12.2020
8 min
Book Cover Redesign to Sell More Books

Book Cover Redesign to Sell More Books

There are a few things you can do to boost your book sales besides tight storytelling and world-building. However, the most straightforward, quickest, and arguably the cheapest method is an attractive, modern book cover design.

11.12.2020
8 min
Urban Fantasy Book Cover Design: 15 Stunning Examples

Urban Fantasy Book Cover Design: 15 Stunning Examples

Are you struggling with book cover design ideas for your next urban fantasy bestseller? Breathe…

04.12.2020
5 min
Horror & Thriller Book Cover Design Ideas: 20 Examples

Horror & Thriller Book Cover Design Ideas: 20 Examples

We’ve rounded up the best ideas for your horror & thriller book cover design. From…

29.10.2020
7 min
Hardback vs. Paperback Cover: What’s the Difference?

Hardback vs. Paperback Cover: What’s the Difference?

Choosing whether to pick a hardback or a paperback cover is a crucial task for…

09.10.2020
7 min
Fantasy Book Cover Fonts: Professional Tips

Fantasy Book Cover Fonts: Professional Tips

To attract more readers, you need an outstanding fiction book cover design. However, to get…

18.09.2020
9 min
Author Logo Design: Best Practices and Examples

Author Logo Design: Best Practices and Examples

At some point during the self-publishing journey, almost every author wonders how they can start…

11.09.2020
7 min
Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Book Cover Designer

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Book Cover Designer

Coming up with book cover design ideas can be frustrating.  Guess what? You no longer…

04.09.2020
8 min
Book Cover Design Typography: 7 Powerful Tips

Book Cover Design Typography: 7 Powerful Tips

While there are many key design elements that you need to pay a lot of…

13.08.2020
11 min
Book Dust Jacket Design: How to Make It Stand Out

Book Dust Jacket Design: How to Make It Stand Out

Do you know what’s a dust jacket and what information you should include there?  Before…

07.08.2020
8 min
How to Design a Book Cover: The Only Guide You Need

How to Design a Book Cover: The Only Guide You Need

This is your ultimate guide to book cover design. We mean it. Everything you need…

26.06.2020
4 min
11 ways to use your book cover for marketing

11 ways to use your book cover for marketing

Today we will show you how to get the most out of your book cover….

05.06.2020
7 min
Interior Book Design: A Quick Guide to Formatting and Layout

Interior Book Design: A Quick Guide to Formatting and Layout

The tables have turned. In the all-digital book world, it’s not enough to just create…

29.05.2020
10 min
How To Master The Color Theory in Book Cover Design

How To Master The Color Theory in Book Cover Design

Do you judge a book by its cover? What about its color? Have you ever…

04.05.2020
10 min
Back Book Cover Design: Everything you need to know

Back Book Cover Design: Everything you need to know

There’s a widespread belief that a person spends only 8 seconds looking at the front…

17.04.2020
6 min
7 Book Cover Design Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

7 Book Cover Design Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

You’ve worked on your book around the clock and now it’s finally ready. The next…

01.04.2020
4 min
Fantasy Book Cover Design: 30 Great Examples

Fantasy Book Cover Design: 30 Great Examples

You can hit the target audience and find potential readers effortlessly. All you need is…

04.01.2020
5 min
Non-Fiction Book Cover Design Guide

Non-Fiction Book Cover Design Guide

Have you thought about the importance of non-fiction book cover design?  If you believe that…

22.11.2019
8 min
13 Useful Tips for Christmas Book Promotion

13 Useful Tips for Christmas Book Promotion

Christmas is the best time of the year for many people. It isn’t only about…

15.11.2019
9 min
Ebook Cover Design Guide: Tips and Examples

Ebook Cover Design Guide: Tips and Examples

When users scroll through Amazon, Goodreads, or whichever book resource, their eyes decide on which…

25.10.2019
7 min
How to Find Book Cover Designer and Share Your Ideas

How to Find Book Cover Designer and Share Your Ideas

As soon as you’ve coped with writing a book, you face a new challenge. The…

11.10.2019
4 min
Illustrated Book Cover Design: Benefits, Process, Examples

Illustrated Book Cover Design: Benefits, Process, Examples

Just recall the moment of your birthday or Christmas morning when you hold the present…

27.09.2019
6 min
Charlotte E. English Self-Publishing Success Story

Charlotte E. English Self-Publishing Success Story

Charlotte E. English is an author of colorful fantasy novels from the UK who lives…

17.05.2022
3 min
R.A.Lewis Self-Publishing Success Story

R.A.Lewis Self-Publishing Success Story

R.A. Lewis is a sci-fi and fantasy writer from Oregon who has already published two-book…

28.04.2022
3 min
Deborah P. Gomez Self-Publishing Success Story

Deborah P. Gomez Self-Publishing Success Story

Deborah P. Gomez is an author of romantic thrillers and romcoms. She began her career…

14.04.2022
4 min
Angela Ford Self-Publishing Success Story

Angela Ford Self-Publishing Success Story

Angela J. Ford is a bestselling author of epic fantasy and steamy fantasy romance. Readers…

3 min
Emily Webster Self-Publishing Success Story

Emily Webster Self-Publishing Success Story

Emily V. Webster is a young but very committed indie author who has already published…

21.03.2022
3 min
Printable book launch template

Printable book launch template

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Book pre-launch checklist

Book pre-launch checklist

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50 platforms where you can promote your book for free

50 platforms where you can promote your book for free

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How to create a book cover that sells

How to create a book cover that sells

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11 ways to use your book cover for marketing

11 ways to use your book cover for marketing

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Self-publishing trends to follow in 2021

Self-publishing trends to follow in 2021

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13 questions to ask when designing a book cover

13 questions to ask when designing a book cover

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10 common author branding mistakes

10 common author branding mistakes

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Toolkit for Self-published Authors: 50 Services and Apps

Toolkit for Self-published Authors: 50 Services and Apps

Being a writer is not a simple task. You have to cope with the number…

04.10.2019
< 1 min
SMM for Indie Authors: Bethany Atazadeh Interview

SMM for Indie Authors: Bethany Atazadeh Interview

Bethany Atazadeh is an award-winning author of young adult science-fiction and fantasy novels, children’s books,…

15.10.2021
4 min
How to Write Book Descriptions that Sell: Bryan Cohen Interview

How to Write Book Descriptions that Sell: Bryan Cohen Interview

Bryan Cohen is the CEO of Best Page Forward — a book description company —…

02.07.2021
5 min
How to Find the Right Editor for Your Book

How to Find the Right Editor for Your Book

Sandra Wendel, Write On, Inc. And there you are with a 70,000-word manuscript. You wrote…

19.02.2021
5 min
Lead Magnets For Fiction Books 2: Audrey Hughey Interview

Lead Magnets For Fiction Books 2: Audrey Hughey Interview

Welcome back! Or, if you just finished reading our interview with Beth Barany on lead…

27.11.2020
7 min
Lead Magnets For Fiction Books Part 1: Beth Barany Interview

Lead Magnets For Fiction Books Part 1: Beth Barany Interview

Have you ever visited a self-published author’s website and stumbled across a book or a…

20.11.2020
5 min
Best Character Development Strategies: Kristen Kieffer’s Tips

Best Character Development Strategies: Kristen Kieffer’s Tips

Character development can be frustrating whether you’re an author of a dozen titles or just…

05.11.2020
10 min
Tips From Successful Indie Author: Dale L. Roberts Interview

Tips From Successful Indie Author: Dale L. Roberts Interview

Do you want to learn more about the self-publishing process, book promotion, and author branding?…

15.10.2020
6 min
Valuable Writing Tips & Tricks: Interview with Patricia D. Eddy

Valuable Writing Tips & Tricks: Interview with Patricia D. Eddy

If you’re interested in romance novels in all forms, you’ll love reading our author interview…

29.09.2020
6 min
Inspirational Indie Authors: Interview with Apollos Thorne

Inspirational Indie Authors: Interview with Apollos Thorne

This week we managed to conduct an author interview with Apollos Thorne.  Even if you’ve…

28.08.2020
5 min
Book Launch Tips and Strategies: Interview with Jenna Moreci

Book Launch Tips and Strategies: Interview with Jenna Moreci

Wondering how to promote your book, achieve best-seller status, and reach your target audience? Would…

17.07.2020
6 min
Lessons from a Bestselling Author: Dakota Krout Interview

Lessons from a Bestselling Author: Dakota Krout Interview

We are back with another monthly dose of inspiration. In this must-read interview, you can…

02.07.2020
3 min
How to Build a Good Self-Publishing Career:  Interview with Hugh Howey

How to Build a Good Self-Publishing Career: Interview with Hugh Howey

Making a living out of writing can be quite a tricky and frustrating task. You…

24.04.2020
6 min
Best Ways to Get First Readers: Expert Roundup

Best Ways to Get First Readers: Expert Roundup

Expanding the number of readers is one of the major challenges self-published writers face. It…

06.03.2020
11 min
What is Self-Publishing About: Interview with Cap Daniels

What is Self-Publishing About: Interview with Cap Daniels

When you lack inspiration, the best way to find it is to learn from the…

28.02.2020
7 min
Marketing for Authors: Interview with Sandra Beckwith

Marketing for Authors: Interview with Sandra Beckwith

Getting a piece of useful advice helps you build your strategy in both writing and…

23.01.2020
4 min
Self-Publishing Insights: Interview with Joel Friedlander

Self-Publishing Insights: Interview with Joel Friedlander

An expert opinion is crucial in planning a career path and achieving set goals. It…

05.12.2019
3 min
Expert Opinion On Self-Publishing: K.M.Weiland Interview

Expert Opinion On Self-Publishing: K.M.Weiland Interview

Recently, we had a pleasant conversation with Katie Weiland, an award-winning and internationally published writer…

17.10.2019
3 min
How to Publish a Children’s Book: A Detailed Guide

How to Publish a Children’s Book: A Detailed Guide

At first glance, publishing a children’s book seems easier than an adult one. One might…

13.05.2022
14 min
20 Best Self-Publishing Companies in 2022

20 Best Self-Publishing Companies in 2022

Unlike traditional publishing, self-publishing gives you a 100% guarantee that your book will be released….

06.05.2022
12 min
10 Creative Book Release Marketing Ideas You Should Try

10 Creative Book Release Marketing Ideas You Should Try

You’ve been preparing for this moment for many months: A book release is here, and…

04.03.2022
6 min
Traditional vs self-publishing vs hybrid publishing: which to choose?

Traditional vs self-publishing vs hybrid publishing: which to choose?

With the unprecedented 9% growth of the book publishing industry, you may wonder, “Which is…

04.02.2022
12 min
How to Write a Character Profile: No-Nonsense Template

How to Write a Character Profile: No-Nonsense Template

Great characters are the primary drivers of the story. They build readers’ empathy and drive…

26.01.2022
8 min
Instagram Pages Authors Can Follow for Knowledge and Inspiration

Instagram Pages Authors Can Follow for Knowledge and Inspiration

For an indie author, following the right people on Instagram is a great way for…

30.11.2021
4 min
Kindle Vella Book Marketing Tips and Strategies

Kindle Vella Book Marketing Tips and Strategies

Kindle Vella is barely out in the US: it’s a fresh new platform that’s open…

12.11.2021
8 min
2021-2022 Writing Contests for Indie Authors 

2021-2022 Writing Contests for Indie Authors 

Nothing can boost an indie author’s motivation and get their creativity flowing as well as…

10.09.2021
8 min
20 Best Self-Publishing Blogs for Indie Authors

20 Best Self-Publishing Blogs for Indie Authors

The self-publishing industry can be a lonely place. Often, there’s only you as a one-person-army:…

27.08.2021
5 min
How to Create Engaging KDP A+ Content: Ideas and Tips

How to Create Engaging KDP A+ Content: Ideas and Tips

In July, Amazon rolled out a KDP A+ Content. The new stage of marketing in…

12.08.2021
8 min
Tips for Stellar Promo Graphics Design (BookBrush Guest Post)

Tips for Stellar Promo Graphics Design (BookBrush Guest Post)

A lot of the principles I’ve shared in my previous post on Tips for DIY…

06.08.2021
5 min
Kindle Vella Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

Kindle Vella Book Cover Design: Tips and Examples

Kindle Vella has launched in the US, and people are holding their breaths to see…

16.07.2021
5 min
10 Out-of-the-Box Book Cover Reveal Ideas

10 Out-of-the-Box Book Cover Reveal Ideas

You see your upcoming book’s cover for the first time. What do you feel? It…

09.07.2021
6 min
How to Write Book Descriptions that Sell: Bryan Cohen Interview

How to Write Book Descriptions that Sell: Bryan Cohen Interview

Bryan Cohen is the CEO of Best Page Forward — a book description company —…

02.07.2021
5 min
Young Adult Fantasy Book Covers: Trends, Examples, Tips

Young Adult Fantasy Book Covers: Trends, Examples, Tips

Young adult fantasy is a thriving market. Despite that the hype around Hunger Games and…

18.06.2021
6 min
The worst book marketing mistakes of an indie author

The worst book marketing mistakes of an indie author

Mistakes are a natural part of learning. There’s no progress without stumbling a few times…

14.05.2021
5 min
Overview of Kindle Vella for Self-Published Authors

Overview of Kindle Vella for Self-Published Authors

Kindle Vella is Amazon’s attempt to grab a piece of a promising market niche of…

30.04.2021
7 min
How to Create a Book Trailer: Examples, Tips, and Process

How to Create a Book Trailer: Examples, Tips, and Process

Book trailers came a long way. Compare this 2009 cheesy powerpoint-style video to this 2016…

16.04.2021
9 min
How to Find the Right Editor for Your Book

How to Find the Right Editor for Your Book

Sandra Wendel, Write On, Inc. And there you are with a 70,000-word manuscript. You wrote…

19.02.2021
5 min
How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish in 2021 (2022 Update)

How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish in 2021 (2022 Update)

You may wonder what it takes to get your first book out there and officially…

05.02.2021
6 min
How to Self-Publish a Book In 2021: a Step-by-Step Guide (2022 Update)

How to Self-Publish a Book In 2021: a Step-by-Step Guide (2022 Update)

In 2022, self-publishing is not only a world of opportunities but also of competition and…

15.01.2021
9 min
Best Character Development Strategies: Kristen Kieffer’s Tips

Best Character Development Strategies: Kristen Kieffer’s Tips

Character development can be frustrating whether you’re an author of a dozen titles or just…

05.11.2020
10 min
6 Author Blog Tips You May Have Missed

6 Author Blog Tips You May Have Missed

To blog or not to blog? Face it: running an author blog can become your…

23.10.2020
9 min
Fiction authors writing mistakes: insights from experts

Fiction authors writing mistakes: insights from experts

Are you looking for ways to improve your writing skills and capabilities?  First, you need…

02.10.2020
8 min
Best Facebook Author Pages: 16 Examples That Inspire

Best Facebook Author Pages: 16 Examples That Inspire

Did you know that Facebook is one of the best places to market your book?…

19.08.2020
10 min
How Indie Authors Can Use Patreon: Everything You Need to Know

How Indie Authors Can Use Patreon: Everything You Need to Know

What is Patreon? And how can indie authors use it? With new trends and platforms…

31.07.2020
8 min
Check Out These 21 YouTube Channels For Indie Authors

Check Out These 21 YouTube Channels For Indie Authors

Wondering how and where to expand your knowledge about self-publishing? Would you like to learn…

24.07.2020
8 min
Key Author Website Elements: Examples & Best Practices

Key Author Website Elements: Examples & Best Practices

Nowadays, if you are not online, you don’t exist.  Think about it: your potential or…

10.07.2020
10 min
How to Build Your Author Brand in 3 Easy Steps

How to Build Your Author Brand in 3 Easy Steps

If you want to build a successful career as an author, there’s one thing you…

22.05.2020
8 min
How to Identify the Target Audience for Your Book

How to Identify the Target Audience for Your Book

One of the biggest disappointments you may face when entering the self publishing market is…

10.04.2020
9 min
Book Pre-Launch Checklist for Indie Authors

Book Pre-Launch Checklist for Indie Authors

Publishing and marketing a book is a long-lasting process that takes plenty of effort. That…

20.03.2020
< 1 min
Best Ways to Get First Readers: Expert Roundup

Best Ways to Get First Readers: Expert Roundup

Expanding the number of readers is one of the major challenges self-published writers face. It…

06.03.2020
11 min
Best Marketing Channels for Indie Authors [Infographic]

Best Marketing Channels for Indie Authors [Infographic]

Self-publishing isn’t a piece of cake, especially when you, as an indie author, have to…

21.02.2020
< 1 min
Self-Publishing Checklist: 5 Steps For Getting Started

Self-Publishing Checklist: 5 Steps For Getting Started

This guest post is written by Paul Hobday, a senior copywriter at Lulu, writing weekly…

14.02.2020
8 min
Influencers in Self-Publishing You Should Stay Tuned For

Influencers in Self-Publishing You Should Stay Tuned For

We can’t develop without solid knowledge and previous experience. For this reason, it’s essential to…

30.11.2019
8 min
Email Marketing for Indie Authors: How to Find Your Readers

Email Marketing for Indie Authors: How to Find Your Readers

If you think email marketing has no future, I’m here to give you several reasons…

08.11.2019
9 min
Expert Opinion On Self-Publishing: K.M.Weiland Interview

Expert Opinion On Self-Publishing: K.M.Weiland Interview

Recently, we had a pleasant conversation with Katie Weiland, an award-winning and internationally published writer…

17.10.2019
3 min
Interview with Julia Dutka, Creative Director

Interview with Julia Dutka, Creative Director

We’re excited to introduce you our Creative Director — Julia Dutka.  We had the pleasure…

18.12.2020
3 min
Interview with Yulia Muchynska, Graphic Designer

Interview with Yulia Muchynska, Graphic Designer

Today, we’d like you to meet Yulia Muchynska, our Graphic Designer. Always shy, enthusiastic, creative,…

04.12.2020
2 min
Interview with Maria Starkova, Graphic Designer

Interview with Maria Starkova, Graphic Designer

Today we’d like you to meet our book cover designer, Mary. She’s a true combination…

27.11.2020
2 min
Interview with Volodymyr Volianyuk, Senior Designer

Interview with Volodymyr Volianyuk, Senior Designer

From now on, you’ll have the possibility to get to know MiblArt designers. Working on…

18.11.2020
2 min

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