Who will buy your book? Examine your writing with a business-mind

By Kira McFadden/ For years I’ve seen masses of articles, blogs, and quips about the publishing process. Many of these articles are about querying, editing your own work, what

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10 ways to write a book review and what to do when the book sucks

By Emlyn Chand/ Book reviews. They’re where I found my start as a writer. They’re where many of us find our starts as bloggers. They’re a great way to spread

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The adventures of a self-published Canadian kids’ book author: Feet on the ground, head in the clouds

By Susan Ross/ I am a self-published author with four titles under my belt and thousands of books in my basement (at the mercy of two cats) and in

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What’s the deal with LinkedIn? Where did it come from, and how can I get started?

By Pastor Bobby/ Unless you have a ton of money to spend on a PR firm or marketing group, you must become a proactive self marketer. This is no easy

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Self-help editing for self-publishers

By Allan Douglas/ One of the things that the self-publishing movement has done is to make the literary world communal.  No longer do a select few people working in the

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