What is Your Amazon Author Ranking?

Do you have a profile on Amazon’s Author Central? If you have a book on Amazon.com, you should have an author profile page–it is free, it gives you more exposure, makes you more easily found in searches, and makes you look like a professional author. I received an email recently from Amazon Author Central that […]

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 […]

How Can I Distribute my Books?

Question of the Week: How can a self-published author distribute books? I am happy to tell you that Amazon is not the only place you have to distribute your book. Today’s publisher has many options not only for publishing formats, but also for distribution. Obviously, you’ll want to list your print book on Amazon. You […]