You’re Going to Need to Hire an Editor

 (This is an excerpt from my book “Your Book Title Here“, available on the Kindle platform at, $2.99 USD.) The editor is the one bit of outsourcing that I must recommend no matter how good a writer you are. With editors, you are paying for something that cannot be achieved any other way: objectivity. […]

Top Kindle Indie Authors Worth Following

As a followup to my blog post for, about why women over 30 write better eBooks, here’s a list of the top female indie Authors worth following on Twitter, and definitely worth reading. I was fascinated with how each of these women market themselves. Some have many books, others have very few. Some are […]

10 Things to Know Before You Write an eBook

My number one question of all time is, “How do I start writing an eBook?” Here are my top 10 recommendations. 1. Don’t buy any software or services. Part of the reason I do what I do is to demonstrate to Authors that they really, really can do this all by themselves. As you’ll see […]

eBook Covers: Screen Fonts vs. Print Type

Are you designing your own eBook cover? Great! Here’s how to choose a font for the title and other text on your cover. (And BTW< this is not something that’s worth obsessing over. You have a lot going on right now – and obviously, your first concern needs to be writing a great eBook.) The […]

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My First eBook

I’m about to complete my part in eBook number 170. Here’s what I wish I’d known before I started this journey. 1. You will need to write much more than you thought. I knew that I’d probably want to write more than just one eBook, in fact, I could imagine dozens that I wanted to […]