Please Judge the Book by Its Cover

By Olivia Croom Hammerman, Collaborative Designer The book-cover design process can feel intimidating. After all, as an author, you’re a wordsmith and (most likely) not a graphic designer. Once you’ve reached the point of being ready to hire a cover designer, you’ve...

An Overview on Book Reviews

by Vinnie Kinsella, Collaborative Designer & Publications Consultant When it comes time to promote your book, reviews can really boost your efforts. Favorable reviews let potential readers of your book know it’s not just you who thinks your writing is great. Both...

Simple Math for Writers

Guest Post by April Ford, Associate Publisher of SFK Press Back when I had no clue what it means to be an author (some two decades ago), the passion and commitment required in equal doses to sustain a career in letters, I nonetheless had strong ideas about what I was...

Is Timing Really Everything?

Guest post by Jessie Glenn, Owner of Mindbuck Media Book Publicity With books, prerelease timing may not ensure the Nobel Prize in Literature, but it does ensure the opportunity to be absolutely positive that a book has the best possible chance at success. After all...