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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Education Never Ends

By James A Bresco 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.  “Education never ends, […]

How are eBooks Evolving?

Do you own any eBooks which have ‘extras’?  By extras I mean similar to a DVD when they have the bonus features, or maybe video or animation. Like everything else these days, eBooks are evolving as I speak and I have already had an enquiry this year about placing video within an eBook.  I found out that […]

Virtual Author Services – DIY or Outsource?

I started eBook formatting when I created my business as a virtual assistant.  It came about when I formatted my late Grandfather’s book for Amazon Kindle.  Now I have been doing it for over a year, and have many clients who are authors and writers. I thought it was about time I asked them what […]

Paperback or eBook?

Enquirers sometimes ask me whether they should publish a paperback or an eBook, so I thought I should let you all know my opinion on this subject. eBooks are very easy to publish now we have the likes of Amazon KDP and Smashwords.  You write your book, get it proofread, format it yourself or get […]