Author Archives: elaine

How do people find out about my book?

It’s all about marketing—meaning knowing who will read your book and who will buy your book. These are not always the same people—think children’s books, which are purchased by parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians, and others—not the children themselves. The time … Continue reading

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What do I need to do to get my book published?

You’ve written your manuscript. You’ve had it edited and proofread, and made all the necessary changes. You’ve thought about the way you’d like your book to look. Now what? You can decide to self-publish, which means setting up a publishing … Continue reading

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Tell Me about Royalties

In the publishing arena, royalties are a percentage of the price of a sold book. Larger publishers may pay advances on royalties if they expect the book to sell very well; royalties from the bigger publishers are between 5 and … Continue reading

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Cover Designs

Often times, your cover is what sells your book. Do you want your book in hardcover with a book jacket or softcover, or both? Your cover will be different if your intent is to create a memoir for your family … Continue reading

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What Do I Need to Know About Copyrights?

We will obtain the copyright in your name when you decide to publish with us at no cost to you. We can also help you fill out the forms and submit that information for you if you go the self-publishing … Continue reading

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What is the ISBN / Books-in-Print Registration?

The International Standard Book Number is just that. Every book published has its own unique ISBN. The ISBN is used by bookstores, libraries, readers, and just about everyone else to find and catalog your book. When you publish with Publishing … Continue reading

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I want to self-publish my book, but there are too many options out there.

The Internet and advances in technology have made huge leaps since the days of Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, and even John Grisham and James Redfield. These were all self-published authors in the purest sense of the word. They took … Continue reading

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