Writer’s How-To: Sell Box Sets

All good things come in...boxes? In the fiction genre, it's hard to deny the power of the series. For children, it was Captain Underpants and The Series of Unfortunate Events. For young adults, it was Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Eragon. For adults, it was Lord of the Rings, Stephen King's Dark Tower, and Fifty Shades of Grey. And, well, for everyone, it was Harry Potter. … Continue reading Writer’s How-To: Sell Box Sets

Writer’s Software: Format, Customize, and Compile Books with Vellum

This will be the first of a few posts on software for writers. Vellum is a formatting software that imports your Microsoft Word document, plugs it into its system, and makes it easy for you to compile your books into the appropriate file types for eBook and print publication. We recommend Vellum for people who: … Continue reading Writer’s Software: Format, Customize, and Compile Books with Vellum

Print-on-Demand vs Print-in-Bulk: A beginner’s guide

It's a question every emerging author wants answered: should I do print-on-demand, or should I buy a bulk inventory? First off, let's distinguish the two services. Print on demand (ex: Createspace): This service only prints a book once one has been ordered. With something like this, your distribution is fully handled by someone like CreateSpace. … Continue reading Print-on-Demand vs Print-in-Bulk: A beginner’s guide