Author Profile: James A. Bresco

A well traveled and freedom loving adventurous male. James, a confirmed bachelor, closer to sixty than ever before, is passionate about writing and sailing, loves cooking; and thrives on Asian food, James lives aboard his boat and has no plans of going ashore, just yet. Born in England and, shortly afterwards, shipped out to West […]

Amazon KDP Select Top Tips

If you don’t know what KDP Select is, it’s a service from Amazon Kindle which you can sign up to which makes your eBook exclusive to Amazon for a period of 90 days. During those 90 days you are not allowed to sell your eBook on any other platforms, so you will have to unpublish […]

Author Interview: D.J. Johnson

An author interview with D J Johnson, author of the popular book The Critical Path.   How long have you been writing for? About 15 years, but with gaps. I’ve found it difficult to combine writing with a full-time job, though necessity means I’m having to get better at this. What would you say is […]

FAQ: Goodreads Author Program

A couple of my clients have asked me in the past for some help setting up their author profile on Goodread’s so I thought I would write a post about how you can go about this. What is the Goodreads Author Program? The Goodreads Author Program is a completely free feature designed to help authors […]

Exploding Book – No, it’s The Nuclear Method!

My new blogging schedule which is now in full swing also includes providing you with a YouTube video on eBook formatting tips once per month. I had planned to create it in the middle of the month, but seem to have got ahead of myself. Last week I created a very short video on how […]

Book Formatting – New Goodreads Group

Formatting your first eBook can be a daunting task, I often see people screaming on Twitter about how difficult they are finding the process. I offer many of them some help and advice, I don’t like to push the hard sell because I want to be helpful, I want people to give it a go […]

5 Little-Known Tips to Improve your eBook Formatting

All these tips you can find online yourself by doing a simple search, but you need to know what you’re looking for. When I come across a problem when I am formatting an eBook I search online and 9 out of 10 times I come up with an answer.  My opinion on eBook formatting is […]

Formatting Tip: Creating Styles

I had planned on creating a video for today’s post, but my voice doesn’t get much use now I work from home (unless talking to the dog) so my attempt failed – but I will get one done soon I promise. I have decided to show you some screenshots on how to create a style […]

Self Publishing & eBooks – 5 Most Popular Posts

I haven’t been blogging for long on this blog, but I thought I would do a stats post today, just in case you have missed some of the more popular posts. Number 5 Do’s & Don’ts of eBook Formatting I originally posted this on my other blog, but when I launched this new blog I […]

Social Media for Authors – Part 2

As promised here is part 2 of the Social Media for Authors post which follows on from part 1, if you’ve not read that one yet, here is the link – Social Media for Authors Part 1. In the last post I went through some of the ways you can gain fans/followers, and a little […]