How Advances and Royalties Really Work

How Advances and Royalties Really Work

Six-figure advance! Huge deal for new series by beloved bestselling author! Novel by new author goes for crazy amount at auction! Industry headlines scream about how much traditionally published authors can make—massive advances, bidding wars on books—but have you...
Your Manuscript Has To Be Typed—Here’s Why

Your Manuscript Has To Be Typed—Here’s Why

Although there’s a lot to be said for writing by hand, it doesn’t quite cut it when it comes to submitting your manuscript to be professionally published—or even when working on self-publishing your book. That’s because handwritten text isn’t easily edited, laid out,...
How to Get an ISBN for Your Book Without Getting Ripped Off

How to Get an ISBN for Your Book Without Getting Ripped Off

Looking for an ISBN? Follow these 4 simple steps to buy your ISBN and apply it to your book. What is an ISBN anyway? The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique string of numbers that helps identify books in various publishing industry databases. Every...