When quarantine started, we decided we wanted to do something for all you writers looking for ways to stay creative and tackle new projects. We’ve put together a booklet full of prompts to help you consider the main points of…
Facebook and Instagram are essential platforms as an author. The former for connecting and discussing with your readers, and the latter for sharing excerpts of your work or pictures of books you’re reading. You may, by now, be familiar with…
Writing for Happiness
Though this blog has lain long dormant, during this time of indefinite quarantine we wanted a way to reach out and connect with our community and give a little inspiration to home-bound writers. We hope all of you feel happy…
Colored Pencil Crisis!!
Just kidding! But, in the wake of the rising popularity of adult coloring books, there has been a surge in color pencil production. Faber-Castell, maker of high-end colored pencil, cites needing to add extra shifts to keep up with demand. Read the whole…
Looking at letters.
Although our experienced design staff is more than happy to chose typefaces that will be a great fit for your project, it’s always nice for authors to take a peek at some tried and true fonts. Let your book designer…
Semi-colons are (more than) semi-difficult to use.
Punctuation can be a bit tricky; fortunately, the Grammar Girl is here to help. Find tips on the correct ways to use the often hard to grapple semi-colon, and get your manuscript into ship-shape, here!
Friday Quote: Albert Einstein
“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein
Can’t I just use the PDF??
Looking to turn your book into an eBook and wondering how a PDF is different than an ePub file? Find out here. We couldn’t have explained it better ourselves, so we won’t try!
Friday Quote: Socrates
“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” Socrates
Predictions for Self-Publishing in 2016
Some industry movers and shakers share their thoughts on what’s in store for Self-Publishing in 2016. From a nod to the significance of getting your book designed by professionals (that’s where we come in!) to new distribution tools for indie-authors,…