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 […]

How to Think Like a Successful eBook Author

  Becoming successful in any field often requires a shift in thinking. Here are some of the shifts that I myself experienced, and that I continue to witness in clients and other successful eBook creators. 1. Stop thinking of yourself as an Author. Authors are amazing, creative, driven, and professional people. However, as the motivated […]

Why I tell writers not to get too excited about copyright.

There are reasonable privacy precautions to take when you start a publishing project. But don’t obsess over the stuff that doesn’t matter. Almost every Author comes to me with a lot of fear (read: baggage from bad stories they’ve heard or imagined) about “copyright” and the possibility of people stealing their stuff. In all 12+ years […]