A Publishing Timeline for First-Time Authors

No matter how you slice it, writing a book is a big, long, complex…

How to Become Your Own Publisher: Why to Buy Your Own ISBN

So, I’m going to go ahead and come out with it: while I enjoy…

Is a Ghostwriter Right for You?

One of the first things I learned when I first opened kn literary…

Editorial Tip: Just One Space

Remember the days when we learned to type in school? "Remember,…

Why You Need An Editor

Here's a great interview Kelly did with Crystal-Lee Quibell about…

Three Steps to Estimating Your Page Count

Today, we diverge from our regularly scheduled program to bring…

Why Protecting Your Book Idea is the Last Thing You Need to Worry About

Many new authors come to us very concerned about protecting their…

The Book Biz Part V: The Power of a High-Concept Hook

Hook you say? What's a hook? That, my would-be author friend,…

The Book Biz Part IV: Why "Platform" Is the Most Important Word in Publishing Today

If you are thinking of writing a book--but don't yet know what…

The Book Biz Part III: Self-Publishing for Beginners

Calling all would-be authors! Did you know that 76% of books…