How I Got My Book Published by Author David Dickerman

I believe the pathway to getting my story published was somewhat unique as I originally had no intention of getting it published.  After working several years in the entertainment industry, I returned to school to acquire MS. Ed degrees in both Childhood Education and Literacy.  For my final thesis project,… Continue reading

A Look At A Book–Part 2: Editing A Book by Author Christa Yelich-Koth

Welcome back to A Look at a Book! Thanks for continuing on with me to the next segment. I’m bringing some information to everyone out there, writer and non-writer alike, so that you can get a feel for what happens during the process or writing, editing, publishing, and marketing a… Continue reading

So You’re Writing Your First Novel by Author Thomas M. Malafarina

In June of 2010 a month before my 55th birthday, I signed my first book publishing deal with a Pennsylvania publisher Sunbury Press and began a learning experience that was like nothing I had ever expected. In fact, at the time of this writing, March 2017, seven years and eleven… Continue reading

A Look At A Book: Part 3–Publishing A Book by Author Christa Yelich-Koth

So you’ve A) Written a Book and B) Edited a Book AWESOME!! Great work! Now what? There are different routes you can take to publish your book: traditional, small press, or self-published/indie. Traditional publishing is through a large publisher. Usually you need an agent to even get noticed with their company.… Continue reading

A Look At A Book: Part 1–Writing A Book by Author Christa Yelich-Koth

I’ve had several people curious about everything a writer goes through. Oftentimes, especially for non-writers, there are a lot of things that don’t get added to the equation. They don’t understand why a book takes so long, (a whole year until the next one?!), what goes into the process (aren’t… Continue reading

8 Tips For A Successful Book Signing by Cheryl Carpinello

8 Tips For A Successful Book Signing by Cheryl Carpinello Marketing books is not for the timid and that includes book signings. Just because you have a table filled with freshly signed books ready to sell doesn’t mean that people are going to flock to it and ask to buy… Continue reading

Choosing Your Book’s Title: Some Tips by Author Lesley Lodge

Choosing your book’s title can seriously help or hinder your sales when you come to the marketing and publicity for your finished book. Even when you think you have found a pithy, attention-grabbing title that promises a really good read in your chosen genre and style, it still pays to… Continue reading

What To Do To Become A Writer by Author Thomas M. Malafarina

One of the questions I’m asked most often by people contemplating becoming authors, is “What should I do to get into writing?” The first thing I ask them is to clarify exactly what they mean by “get into writing.” I ask this question to determine if they want to know… Continue reading

Agents, Editors and Writing by Author Jay Dubya

So, you just wrote your first science fiction novel. Your friend read it and told you that you were the next Ray Bradbury or Gene Roddenberry. Your fertile mind fantasizes your name up there on a Borders’ wall poster right next to images of Isaac Asimov and Jules Verne. Before… Continue reading