Many authors have multiple versions of their book, and ‘Hold on please, Emily‘ was no different. Believe it or not, Doris’s novel was actually called something else! It wasn’t until Doris connected with Marijke, co-founder and cover designer from Cutting Edge… Read More »What’s in a name?
Self-publishing is tough, especially if you’ve never done it before. Wouldn’t it be easier if someone told you the exact steps to reach the finish line? How did I publish a bestselling novel like ‘Hold on please, Emily’? Let’s break… Read More »The book publishing process: Self-publishing 101
I’m just 2-weeks away from my book launch and I can’t say enough about the wonderful people at Self-Publishing School (SPS). If you’re looking to self-publish your book and want a school that offers courses that walk you through the… Read More »Thank you SPS: 2-weeks away from my book launch
As a reader, wouldn’t you love it if your purchase came with a bonus? As an author, wouldn’t you like to expand the experience of your readers? By adding a reader magnet to your book, you will instantly increase engagement.… Read More »Why spend your time and money on reader magnets?
It’s movie time already? But I didn’t even warm up the popcorn! Wait a second!?! That’s a book! Don’t only movies have trailers? If you have an amazing story and an eye-catching cover, the only thing you’re missing before you… Read More »If movies can have trailers, books can have them too!
Facebook. Instagram. Twitter. TikTok. Pinterest. LinkedIn. YouTube. In the world we live in, it’s rare to find someone who doesn’t have at least one social media account. However, many of us use these accounts for personal use like sharing family… Read More »It’s time to get social!
My coach once said, “If you find the perfect editor, never let go of them. Marry them. Bribe them. Just do whatever it takes to keep them. They will be your saviours for life!” When I first heard that comment,… Read More »#EditingWeek: Meet your new best friend.