Category Archives: Self-publishing

Should You List Your Books on Google Play?

And then there were fewer. . . Sony is closing the Reader store.  Nook has been such a drain on Barnes & Noble that when an erroneous report made it sound like Nook was going away, B&N’s stock rose 9%.  … Continue reading

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The Magical Optional Hyphen in Microsoft Word

My wife was once working on a document and trying to get Microsoft Word to do something.  She asked me for help and I said, “Give me a minute to think.  There’s nothing we can think of to make Word … Continue reading

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Do Some Spring Cleaning

When we started publishing books via our Endpapers Press imprints, we had to hit the ground running in a lot of different directions.  From ISBNs to LCCNs, it’s all been quite the adventure. One of the things it has really … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Selling Your Self-Published Book in the Real World

I wear two hats.  Well, three actually.  Via my literary agency, The Zack Company, I represent numerous authors of commercial fiction and nonfiction.  And via Author Coach, I offer editorial assistance, career advice, and coaching directly to authors who are … Continue reading

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Author Coach

Author Coach is far more than a place to find a book doctor or freelance editor. Your author coach is there to not simply edit, but to motivate, to brainstorm, to mentor, and to help keep you on track with your goals. Your coach may recommend reading for you to do.


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