Websites are one of the key ways people discover books. If you want readers to be able to discover your books, you need a well designed and informational author website for them to find when they search on online. That gives you visibility and provides you with an opportunity to reach out to potential readers.
Self-publishing has had a significant impact on the book industry in the last five to ten years. Without publishing companies controlling the market, writers have had more freedom to focus on the type of books they’re interested in. There has been a shift toward genre writing and self-publishing has revitalized a number of genres that
After you’ve self-published your book, how do you get it into the hands of readers? With millions of titles available online and in stores, you need to find strategies for connecting readers with your new book. You have to spread the word about it and catch people’s attention. This is where book promotion and book
If you’ve been looking for tips to improve your writing, you’ve probably been advised to make a habit of daily writing. This is good advice, but many writers still don’t take the time to sit down and write even a few short paragraphs on a daily basis. If this is such great advice, why do
Self-publishing is an increasingly popular type of book publishing. Instead of signing a contract with a traditional publishing company or publishing house, the writers produce their books themselves. They take on the responsibilities of publishing in exchange for maintaining control of the entire process and many other benefits. The self-publisher is responsible for the expenses
If you write regularly, you probably already know that writing is good for your mental health and offers an important creative outlet. You also likely know that making a habit of writing can help you grow as a writer. But have you considered the way you write? Does it make a difference if you write
Few genres have readerships as large and as dedicated as fantasy. It is popular for a number of reasons, including the fact that the only limit to a fantasy book is the imagination of the writer. But the many possibilities of the fantasy genre are also one of its greatest weaknesses. Some writers end up
Writing your book isn’t enough. Putting it on a bookshelf in a store or making it available online also won’t do it. If you want to have success as a self-publishing author, you need to find a way to get the attention of readers so that they pick up or download your book. This is
When you’ve written a fantastic book or story, there may be people who want to plagiarize your work or sell it as their own. Thanks to the Internet and various forms of e-publishing, it’s easier than ever to plagiarize and pirate writing. This is why authors need to be careful about managing their intellectual property.
The Internet is full of advice on how to write better, especially from famous and successful writers. But it can be difficult to sort through all of those tips, many of which contradict each other. So how do we know which nuggets of advice are worth our time? The editors at NWA Publishing have put
What are people talking about? What types of books do people read? What kinds of books are people searching for online? For anyone looking to publish a book, whether through self-publishing or not, it’s important to know the answer to these types of questions. The book market influences and is influenced by popular culture. If