Author Opportunity:
The One Big Book Launch

I shared this on my Facebook page yesterday, but hardly anyone has seen it thanks to Facebook’s algorithm so I decided I would blog about it, that way more people can take advantage of this great offer. Completely Novel is a print on demand publishing company, they have teamed up with with Literally PR to offer independent authors […]

Promote your eBook for Free with eBooksoda – Limited Time Offer

I sent this great offer out to my mailing list this week, but thought that it would be useful to add it to my blog as well so it gets a wider audience. There is also a press release that goes with this offer which gives further information about the service. I have signed up […]

Review: Writing your Nonfiction Book

A review of Writing Your Nonfiction Book: The Complete Guide to Becoming an Author by Trish Nicholson, published by Collca, kindly written by Anne Coates. Anne Coates is an editor and author who has published seven non-fiction books including Applying to University 2014 (Need-2-Know), Parenting Without Tears Guide to Living with Teenagers and Parenting Without Tears […]

5 Tips: Using images in eBooks

Generally speaking fiction books don’t use images, although I have formatted a few that do. The majority of non-fiction books have images of some sort, whether they are diagrams or photo’s for a memoirs style book. If you’re planning on formatting your book yourself then there are some things you need to be aware of […]

My Life as a Writer

Mark Woods is an aspiring author and a full-time Chef just starting on his writing career. He has several short stories published or forthcoming and is working on his first full length novel. You can connect with him on his Facebook Author Page, follow his Blog and check out all his collected fiction on his Amazon page. My name is Mark […]

Review: How to Write and Publish Non-Fiction by Fiona Shoop

A review of How to Write and Publish Non-Fiction by Fiona Shoop, kindly written by Anne Coates. Anne Coates is an editor and author who has published seven non-fiction books including Applying to University 2014 (Need-2-Know), Parenting Without Tears Guide to Living with Teenagers and Parenting Without Tears Guide to Loving Discipline (both Endeavour Press) […]

Amazon URL’s

A very short blog post for today, but I thought it an important one to get across to you. Have you noticed the URL on Amazon when you click on a book? I work with many authors, maybe that’s obvious… 🙂 One thing most of them all have in common is they always send me […]

Review Advice from Bookbag

At www.thebookbag.co.uk, we have been reviewing books for the best part of a decade. Our site contains almost 9,000 reviews and we still get a little frisson of anticipation every time we begin reading something new. And we still read reviews by others with great enthusiasm, looking for something new and interesting. Readers are like […]

Review: Inside Stories by Trish Nicholson

A review of Inside Stories by Trish Nicholson, kindly written for Writer’s Block Author Services by Anne Coates. Anne Coates is an editor and author who has published seven non-fiction books and two collections of short stories. She is currently working on a crime novel. This is without doubt one of the best books I have […]

Hyperlinked Footnotes

If you’re publishing your eBook through Smashwords then you cannot use the inbuilt footnotes in Microsoft Word. As far as I’m aware Amazon will convert these, but Smashwords will flatly refuse. I managed to get round this by coming up with a way of keeping your footnotes, but format them slightly differently. It’s fiddly, so […]