Publishing Acronyms, Demystified

There are a lot of acronyms used in the publishing space. Many independent and hybrid publishers will try to intimidate you by using this insider jargon. In this post, I’ll explain some of the most common publishing acronyms. Print-on-Demand (POD) Print-on-Demand (POD) describes any service that produces books only upon purchase. POD services are available …

What Can You Do with a Self-Published Book?

As an independent author, you probably have a lot of questions about your publishing options. In this article, I’ll explain why you should consider releasing a self-published book. “You Can’t Do That with a Self-Published Book” A lot of people worry that their book won’t be taken seriously unless they work with a traditional publisher …

12 Questions to Ask Your Publisher

Your book is almost finished, and you are giddy with excitement. More than that, you just want it to be done. But who will help you get it out into the world? Independent publishers, hybrid publishers, and wolves in sheeps clothing will all dangle contracts in front of you with promises of a best-selling book. …

When Should I Engage an Editor?

If you’re writing a book, engage an editor along the way. Each phase of writing needs a different editorial focus. This process can be confusing for first-time writers. Don’t stress. These guidelines will help. Engage an Editor after the First Chapter It’s a good idea to get feedback early in your writing process. Once you …