Category: Author’s Information

  • 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 […]

  • Getting Started—Know Your Genre

    If you have always dreamed of being a writer, you can live your dreams by writing your own book and then self publishing. Self-publishing is the way that many writers today are choosing to get their book out to the public. Self publishing today is not the same as it was years ago when you […]

  • Shop Around And Then Choose Harmon Press

    The Internet is redefining the way people connect and communicate with each other. As an author, you can go directly to the consumer for you book using Harmon Press and its Print On Demand (POD) capabilities. Here are some things to keep in mind when choosing a POD printer. When you are shopping for a […]

  • Four Helpful Hints for Aspiring Authors

    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…,” so says Charles Dickens in the first line of A Tale of Two Cities. When you look around as an aspiring author, when things look bleak, that is usually the best time for you to invest in yourself and find a way to […]

  • John Kremer: Tips from the Book Marketing Guru

    Where in the world can you find most all the information that you need for marketing your book successfully? The answer is both where and who. The who is John Kremer and the where is 1001 Ways to Market Your Book. In his book, you will find hundreds of applicable tips to help you move […]

  • What Should You Write About?

    If you are lucky enough to have found a subject you feel passionately about and have already managed to write a book about it, your job is almost done. However, not all of us are that lucky. While we may enjoy writing once in awhile, posting occasionally on blogs or online forums, writing for a […]

  • Why You Should Consider Print on Demand Publishing

    Bev wrote a book, should she self publish using Print on Demand? Read on! Bev had worked as an executive assistant at a local software company for the last 15 years. Both her children had received scholarships to good colleges, and Bev knew that she could now take a break from work. However, she did […]