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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Processes Prior to Publication!

When you have finished writing your book it goes through a few processes to ensure it’s ready for publication.  You proofread and edit it Professional proofreading and editing Cover design Formatting It may not be in this order, but these are the main stages of publishing a book to ensure that it’s as good as […]

Reviewers Wanted: Freedom from Bosses Forever

Are you interested in reading and reviewing eBooks? I have just started working with some authors, to help them find genuine reviews for their newly published eBooks. I would like to introduce you to Tony Robinson OBE who has just published an updated version of his book Stripping for Freedom, now called Freedom from Bosses […]

Authors Beware: Amazon Could Remove Your Book!!

When someone posts a review on Amazon it goes through a review process, personally I have never had any reviews rejected by their moderation, or removed following publication, but it seems others have! In particular there was an article published on the Forbes website entitled Amazon Tackles Review Problem, Deletes Wrong Reviews. This article was published in […]