Book Hustling for Introverts

By Ali Shaw, Executive Editor It was in the midst of a fun-loving conversation with other writers in Indigo’s weekly write-in when suddenly I could hear anxiety creeping into one person’s voice: “Yeah, I’m almost done with revision, but when the book comes out, I’ll...

Why Bookshop Is Amazing

by Bailey Potter, Collaborative Editor There are a number of reasons why the online book retailer Bookshop.org is amazing, but the top reason to love buying books from them is to support (more than 1,400) indie bookstores, which is why they started as a business in...

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...