book publishing

What to Do On Your Book Launch Day

Well, today’s the day! My first solo-byline print book, The Pocket Small Business Owner’s Guide to Starting Your Business on a Shoestring, is out. With a traditional print book, it’s a long road to this day. This particular trail started …

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8 Important Questions to Ask Before You Publish Your Book

Right now, I feel like I’m drowning. I’m in the final frenzy of preparing for the launch week of my new print business book, The Pocket Small Business Owner’s Guide to Starting Your Business on a Shoestring. I’ve learned a …

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Why I Wrote a Traditional Print Book for a Pittance

This is going to seem really crazy, especially on a site where I talk all the time about how writers should always be trying to earn more. But I have an old-fashioned print book coming out July 9, and I …

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What You Can Learn from One Writer’s Unlikely NY Times Bestsellers

Success as a writer often happens much as it does in any other type of business — from recognizing a need in the marketplace and filling it. I recently met one writer who’s an inspiration in this area. He’s got …

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Why Freelance Writers Should Consider Becoming Authors

By Nina Amir I always wanted to be a writer and make my living by getting paid for my words. However, I didn’t set out to be an author. I set out to be a magazine journalist. I began my …

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How One Writer Went from Blogging to Book Deals — and How You Can, Too

Today, my first co-authored print book comes out. It has been a surreal journey to say the least. It was around 2008 or so when it dawned on me that the logical next step for my freelance-writing career was to …

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