How to Submit Your Manuscript

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Submitting Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Finally, let’s talk about how to submit your manuscript! Sooooo….after spending a few weeks talking about getting your manuscript ready to submit, we are finally ready to submit it! Hooray! That’s the good news. The bad news […]

Get Your Manuscript Ready for Publication

[Sorry this is late today guys! I’m working on a super exciting project that I’m launching this summer, and my day got away from me!] Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Organizing Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Is Your Manuscript Organized? So you manuscript has been written, edited, proofed, […]

The Importance of Proofreading

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Proofreading Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Take a Week Off Before Proofreading! Has your manuscript been through a proofreading process? Typos seem to be viral these days. We are in such a rush to get things “out there” that we are skipping a […]

Tips for Graphic Elements in Your Book

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Tips for Graphic Elements Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Does Your Book Have Graphics? For example, photos, graphics or illustrations? Photos, graphics and illustrations are an important part of your manuscript. They add detail and visuals to your book. When you are gathering […]

Don’t Let Your Mom Read Your Book

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Don’t Let Your Mom Read Your Book Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Does Your Manuscript Make Sense? (and why your mom shouldn’t read your book) There is no use publishing your manuscript if your book doesn’t make sense to anyone. How do you […]

Is My Book Long Enough?

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Manuscript Length Everything you need to know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan   Is Your Book Long Enough? How to Tell A few years ago a client hired me to help publish a book. The client told me the manuscript was finished–and sent me a five-page document as […]

Who Will Read Your Book? or: Know Your Target Reader

Publishing 101-Phase 2 [Your Manuscript] Target Reader Everything I know about Indie Publishing in a Step-by-Step Plan Get Clear on Who Will Read Your Book That’s Your Target Reader Each book you have read and loved was a book written just for you. And each book you have read and disliked was a book erroneously […]