The Most Important Book Formats for Indie Authors

As an indie author it takes some keeping up with all of the different book formats. First there are various book sizes, then there are multiple formats for ebooks and audiobooks. Over at my main author blog I have posted a new Infographic designed to provide a quick overview of the most common formats. Related PostsThe Ebook […]

7 Big Issues I’ve Come Across Writing My Debut Novel

by Matthew Turner Today’s guest post comes from Matthew Turner. In November Matthew posted here about 4 Online Haunts Where Your Readers Live. Tomorrow marks the launch of his novel Beyond Parallel and he’s back with us today to share some of the biggest issues he has encountered while self-publishing his novel … over to you Matthew… […]

Where Do You Think An Ebook Should Start?

Here is something that has been bothering me for a while now. When you publish your Kindle books do you consider carefully where your readers start? Did you know that you can choose the place that you want your readers to start? This is the place that the ebook will open, by default, the first […]

7 Reasons You May Be Losing International Readers

…and four things you can do about it. Technology in general and the Internet in particular has made the world seem much smaller, but in reality the world remains a large and very diverse place. This diversity directly affects sales of your ebooks internationally. There are differences in internet connectivity, in brands of ebook reader, […]

Apple’s iBooks Author Tool for Creating Interactive Ebooks

Apple’s has launched a new ebook creation tool, iBooks Author. It is a Mac-only software application for creating media-rich, interactive books for the iPad. This new app was launched by Apple’s Phil Schiller at a special event in New York’s Guggenheim Museum on Thursday 19th January. Apple also announced the release of iBooks 2, an […]