Author: drwinn

  • Off-Line Marketing To Sell Your Book

    You will want to get as much exposure off line as well. We have already talked about groups that you can join and getting your books in bookstores to do book signings. Book signings are the best way for your to get exposure with your book. You can do them in any local bookstore. They […]

  • Online Marketing To Sell Your Book

    One of the best ways to sell your book is online. Your first venue will usually be the self publishing company that prints your book. They not only print books but also sell books that are written by their authors. You can depend on many sales from a self published book from the website. Be […]

  • Your Book Is Printed—Now What?

    After you have your book published and ready for sale, what do you do? You do the same thing that you would do if your book was published by a traditional publishing company – promote it! There are many ways that you can promote your book both online and off. One thing that you will […]

  • Editing For Your Self Published Book

    Editing your book is different than proofreading. You need to pay attention to style as well as grammar when you are copy editing. It pays to have good grammatical skills and have a certain style that you use for your book when you are considering your own editing. Most of the self publishing sites offer […]

  • Printing Your Own Book

    In fairness, you can also print your book yourself. You can do this at a number of different places, although you have to typeset your book as well as prepare it for the printing press. This can be laborious and frustrating if you don’t have the skill set available to do an excellent job. Online […]

  • Finding A Self Publisher Online

    It is fair to say that you are reading this information on a print-on-demand (POD) publishing site that helps authors get self published. Years ago, if someone wanted to get a book self published, they had to pay thousands of dollars. A press would publish the book for the individual and give them a certain […]

  • Proofreading Your Book

    Print your book on paper for proofreading. You will see things that you will see on a computer monitor. Then, starting with the last page and moving backward, use a ruler to look at each line in the book. This is a tedious process and one for which you can pay a freelance proofreader. You […]

  • Rewriting

    Ernest Hemingway suggested rewriting a book thirty times before it is ready for publication. His reasoning was that each time the writer goes over the book for rewriting, they have a better understanding into the minds of the characters. The more you get to know your characters, the more you will be able to write […]

  • Fiction Or Non-Fiction?

    Most people equate writing a book with writing a novel, which is a fiction story. This is not the case when it comes to writing, especially writing today. There is a very big market for non-fiction books as well. Cookbooks, how-to books, motivational books and biographies are all examples of non-fiction books that sell very […]

  • Research Your Book

    In order to write your book, you are going to have to do some research. Even if you are writing an autobiography you still have to go back in your mind to research incidents that happened and most likely look up dates and names. You want to do research to make your book more authentic […]