How to Quit Your Day Job and Be a Full-Time Writer

How to Quit Your Day Job and Be a Full-Time Writer

Independence from a day job. Freedom to write. Freedom to imagine, explore, adventure, and do what we want, when we want. That’s the dream most of us have somewhere in the back of our mind, even if it’s not what originally inspired us to become writers. Somewhere...
Understanding the Different Types of Editing

Understanding the Different Types of Editing

  Writing is only a quarter of what goes into making a successful book. Maybe less. What? Don’t believe me? Writing creates the whole experience, you say? The ultimate experience in a writer’s life is putting “THE END” on the page? Right. Sure. This is your first...
Parts of a Book: The Basic Anatomy of Book Design

Parts of a Book: The Basic Anatomy of Book Design

When you’re self-publishing a book, it’s important to pay attention to detail. You have to do all the little things that readers expect from a professional book in order to attract attention and convince people to spend their hard-earned money and precious time on...
Book Budgeting Basics: Planning Your Way To Publishing Profits

Book Budgeting Basics: Planning Your Way To Publishing Profits

“Budget” is not a bad word. Okay, so it brings to mind images of serious, scowling penny-pinchers who drain all the fun out of life by demanding that 99.994% of your income goes to paying down debt and saving for a rainy day. But really, a budget can be the thing that...
The Secret to Earning Millions as an Author

The Secret to Earning Millions as an Author

Guarantees are like gryphons. They only exist in fairy tales, and if you had one as a pet it would probably eat you. “How much money will I earn if I become an author?” This is probably the most common question aspiring authors ask. And it’s a little silly. Imagine a...