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...
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 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 publishing industry doesn’t just hand out free professional book...