Nov. 8, 2022 By Kristena Mears For those of you that don’t know, I am having back surgery. By the time you read this, it may be old news. My surgery is Oct 26th, and this won’t be on my blog until Nov. 8th. I can’t tell you have much stress I feel at this… Read More Too Much On The Plate
As most of you know, I signed with Elk Lake Publishing LLC last July. What an amazing opportunity this had been! I was told before I self-published that once a book has gone the self publishing route, a traditional publisher would never pick it up. But I had received rejection slip after rejection slip. … Read More What Is Going On?
Some have called a book cover the face of a story. It is arguably one of the most important advertising tools an author has. Why? Because a book cover is a promise to the reader on what they will find between the pages of the book.… Read More How Important Is Your Book Cover?
Change isn’t always bad. While there are some downsides, this is an excellent development for Amazon and for authors. For one thing, we no longer need to create two different file types when constructing our ebook for the markets. Only one EPUB file is needed. We can still send free books to contest winners and ARC readers. … Read More Are You Ready For Another Amazon Change?
Were you as surprised as I was to find out that Amazon no longer allows android users to download ebooks onto their phones? This news sure caught me by surprise and I have to say, I’m more than a little disappointed.… Read More 7 Places To Buy Ebooks Besides Amazon
Can your email can keep you from getting published? Yes!.
Why? Because an agent or a publisher has so many people sending in proposals and quarries that they don’t have time to play “match the person to the email.” I was told by an agent at a writers’ conference that they filled their last spot because of an email address. … Read More Can your email can keep you from getting published?