Kurt Vonnegut once said, “Write to please just one person. If you open a window and make love to the world, so to speak, your story will get pneumonia.”
Your book is amazing. You know that. We know that. Does anyone else know that?
The stack of “books I want to read” that sits on the edge of my desk just surpassed 20 volumes.
Whether you have published some of your work before or this is the first book you want to put out there, you may already know that there are two ways to get published.
Getting a book deal is not easy, and if you manage to get one, it usually comes with strategic and creative restrictions and a royalty contract that may or may not satisfy you.
Authors nowadays have the luxury and freedom of choosing how to present their work to the public, whether it is through traditional publishing or self-publishing.
After months or maybe even years of work, your book is finally finished. You’re feeling great and can’t wait for the world to read your masterpiece. But how is anyone out there going to know about your book?
When you walk into a library, the first thing that probably catches your eye is the multitude of books that patiently wait for you to pick them up and read them.
In the world of self publishing where anyone can upload a document to Amazon and call it a book, many authors are having their stories stolen.