Derek Walcott, Nobel-Prize winning poet and playwright, wrote his first poem at the age of 14. Before the age of 20, he self-published his first poetry collection and also produced his first play. Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his reimagining of The Odyssey (Omeros), his books of plays (including his most […]
On June 6, 2017, Milo Yiannopoulos’s latest title Dangerous Milo hit #1 on Amazon during its first day on sale. After his original publisher Simon & Schuster dropped the book due to controversy, Milo self-published the book under his own Dangerous Books imprint.
Do you want to write an ebook quickly and self-publish it effectively? Check out this infographic offering 10 tips to writing and self-publishing your first book.
This year Diane Pfeifer will sell over a million copies of her Gone with the Grits cookbook and other books (GritsBits.com). How did she do it? Her answer: Just a combo of wholesale gift shop sales, and more.
Don’t start with writing a bestseller. Start with writing a good line. Don’t self-publish hoping to get rich. Do it hoping to find ten readers who will become stalwart fans. — M. J. Rose
As a book consultant and publicist for over 20 years, I see a lot of forthcoming or just printed books. Thanks to technology and the changing landscape of book distribution, anyone can publish and distribute a book. What I have seen recently frustrates me. If you are producing a book, spending the money to format […]
Self-Publishing Equals Self-Promotion by K S Brooks, author of The Kiss of Night Recently a self-published author in India asked how to promote her new book. Here are five hints/tips I gave her that won’t cost you anything: 1 – Your Website. You really need to have some sort of a website, even a free […]
Larry Page, CEO and co-founder of Google, speaks quite boldly about how you accomplish things that matter. You have to do a few crazy things. Now, while most book marketing activities are going to be boring, prosaic, by-the-book activities, once in a while you just have to take a flyer. Do something crazy.