Category Archives for "Publishing for authors"

Pricing your book guide

Pricing your book

Is your book priced right? With the rise of self-publishing, authors have the responsibility of setting the price for their book. I am often asked for guidance and have seen pricing mistakes. This article considers basic pricing components and a simplified break-even analysis to help you understand pricing options.“The moment you make a mistake in […]

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Canadian Vs. American Spelling

From “zee” to “zed” to the “l” to the double-l (“ll”) and all those extras “u”s, the difference between Canadian and American spelling can be dizzying to even the most capable of writers. Here are a couple resources that we’ve found helpful to peruse while tackling the issue of Canadian Vs. American spelling. Translation Bureau, […]

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Africa It's time by Charles Balenga, cover design by Dale Youngman

Book Cover Design Primer

Presenting your book – a book cover primerFirst impressions are important in life and for your book. Each aspect of a skillful book cover design builds anticipation and communicates your content. The front cover calls the reader and gets the book noticed and picked up. The back cover’s job is to get the book opened.First […]

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Writers on writing, and rewriting

Write well: writers on writing, and re-writing Following the earlier post Setting Clear Objectives; You have identified your target reader, know your big idea, have defined the structure, and immersed yourself in the subject. Writing provides the opportunity to reflect, revise and polish. The words tumble out, sometimes in perfect order, but usually somewhat raw. […]

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Book Sales Through Stores

Sell your books through stores+ Enlist 3rd PartiesPageMaster Premium DistributionINCREASE YOUR MARKET EXPOSURE THROUGH MORE THAN 39,000 RETAILERS, LIBRARIES, AND OTHER POINTS OF SALE. Reach broader markets with world-wide availabilityChoose PageMaster Premium Distribution and we partner with major distributors to make your book available in stores world-wide. PODAs well as our store, your book is listed […]

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