How to Download Updated Kindle eBooks

The beauty of ebook publishing is that updating ebooks, especially on Amazon, is quick and easy. Getting those updates to readers, however, depends on how accessible KDP makes those updates. This post details the options readers have to download those … Continue reading

Book Review – Damn! Why Didn’t I Write That? and The Benefits of Writing Nonfiction

[easyazon-block align=”right” asin=”1884956173″ locale=”us”]As a member of several writing groups, I’m often asked about my favorite/most useful book on writing. Hands down, Marc McCutcheon’s is always at the top of my list.  (Please forgive the title.  I didn’t write it, … Continue reading

Book Review – The “Wow” Factor: Discover the Secrets to Book Covers that Sell

[easyazon-block align=”right” asin=”B0082FGDI8″ locale=”us”]Kristen Eckstein, best-selling author and power publisher certainly delivers in this short, concise eBook about book covers. It’s not a step-by-step how-to.  That would probably take multiple volumes. This little gem covers some very specific advice and … Continue reading

Book Review – How to Make, Market, and Sell eBooks All For Free by Jason Matthews

[easyazon-block align=”right” asin=”B003CJU49I” locale=”us”]Matthews previews the book’s content early with the following: “I will only market my books in ways that are free or extremely cheap! Guess what? The free stuff actually works better than the expensive stuff. Who knew?” … Continue reading

Guest Panelist on Indie Authors Online Cable Show

The latest episode of Indie Authors (the online cable network show about writing and publishing – sponsored by Hangout Networks) is now available. All the live shows are recorded and posted on HangoutNetworks.com. If you’d like to see previous episodes, I’ve also listed … Continue reading

Using QR Codes and Smartphones for Marketing

What are QR Codes? My favorite definition says that QR codes are bar codes on steroids.  It makes sense.  QR codes (abbreviated from Quick Response Codes) are scannable images very much like the UPC codes and bar codes we see … Continue reading

Stock Photos for Writers and Bloggers

If you already know the basics of using royalty free stock images, you can scroll down to skip the rhetoric and go straight to the recommended resources links. 😉 Why Writers and Bloggers Need Quality Images Pictures may or may … Continue reading