Pre-Publication Copies: Galleys vs. ARCs and Why You Should Care

Pre-Publication Copies: Galleys vs. ARCs and Why You Should Care

If you want to launch your book with strong word of mouth already happening, then you need to do some groundwork months in advance. That involves building your author website, starting your email newsletter list, posting excerpts or teasers, and putting up a listing...
How Self-Published Authors Can Get Professional Book Reviews

How Self-Published Authors Can Get Professional Book Reviews

Time for some cold, hard truth: Self-published authors are still at a disadvantage in the book industry. Even though readers have discovered how awesome many self-published books are, the book industry is an insular place. These are professionals who have devoted...
How To Get Your Small Press Book Professionally Reviewed for Free

How To Get Your Small Press Book Professionally Reviewed for Free

Reviews sell books. That much is a fact. And they’re even more important to indie authors, who don’t have the marketing muscle of a huge multi-billion-dollar corporation behind them. In order to take a chance on a new book, people require what’s called “social proof.”...