Category Archives: Publishing Your Book

Should I publish the first book in a fiction or nonfiction trilogy or series before the others?   How many of you have proudly finished your novel, knowing you want to write a sequel, trilogy, or series? Maybe you’ve just … Continue reading

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What is the correct manuscript format for submission to a publisher or agent? Okay, you’re done writing and have a completed manuscript. You’ve reviewed and edited as much of it as you possibly can. Now it’s time to get down … Continue reading

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How long should my manuscript word count be? How long does it take to write a book? These questions are wide open for interpretation. I think the shortest amount of time it took me to write a novel was nine months … Continue reading

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How do I have successful book signings? For many first time authors this is a daunting question. No one teaches an author what to expect when it comes to scheduling and attending a book signing. They are expected to learn … Continue reading

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Why do I need to start marketing my book with my query letter? First, before I answer why it’s important to start marketing with your query letter, I’ll explain why marketing is so important to an author. What is marketing … Continue reading

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