Yea or nay: MS Word book cover templates for self-publishers

If there’s one thing readers complain about when the words “self-published book” enter the conversation, it’s visual quality.  Inside and especially outside, authors who may have a wonderful grasp of … Continue reading Yea or nay: MS Word book cover templates for self-publishers

25% of Kindle books are self-published, but not for the money

So remember when I said that there was a whole boatload of self-publishing going on in 2012?  Turns out there are a lot more best-sellers than you might think.  Self-published … Continue reading 25% of Kindle books are self-published, but not for the money

The Desolation of Smaug: A Cautionary Hobbit’s Tale

I trust that watching the newly released extended trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has already been part of your NaNoWriMo procrastination routine, right?  Go on, watch it.  … Continue reading The Desolation of Smaug: A Cautionary Hobbit’s Tale