7 Tips for Turning Your Blog into a Book

Here are seven tips on how to book a blog and turn out a professional manuscript—one with a high likelihood of achieving self-publishing success or landing a traditional publishing deal—in the process: 1. Pick a unique angle for your book. You may already have blogged a book if you’ve been blogging for a long time and …

The 19 Best Book Blogs to Read in 2019

If you’re anything like us, then your passion for reading and writing doesn’t end with the novels on your shelf or the scrawls in your notebook—you’re always interested in what’s going on in the literary world, from the latest publishing news to interviews with authors and writing advice columns. If this sounds like you, look …

How To Build Your Author Platform

If you close your eyes and try to imagine a successful author, you might conjure up the image of someone ensconced in their study at home, writing. Someone who would reasonably expect to have others sell their books for them. Someone who would never be recognized in photos, or on the streets, by their readers. …

12 Ways To Promote Your Book: Part 3

Never stop promoting your book! “Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.” –Thomas J. Watson Jr. Not every book, no matter how well written or ultimately how popular, will appeal to everyone. Not even J.K. Rowling or Gabriel García Márquez can please every reader. So with that in …