Self-publishers: How to get your cover design right and stand out on the shelves

If you’re self-publishing your fiction or nonfiction book, it’s critical to get your cover design right so that your book stands out on bookshop shelves and websites. It’s going to be competing with thousands of other titles, all vying for would-be readers’ attention. So how do you make sure your book is seen by your … Continue reading Self-publishers: How to get your cover design right and stand out on the shelves

Good reasons for a self-published author to use a proofreader (like avoiding embarrassing mistakes)

Around 300 million self-published books are sold each year. This is up nearly 265% between 2018 and 2023.  Hardly surprising, given that there are now only five major publishers putting out books in English. Self-publishing has become a popular option, allowing authors to bypass the traditional publishing process and have more control over their work. With … Continue reading Good reasons for a self-published author to use a proofreader (like avoiding embarrassing mistakes)