Because authors put their work out their for anyone to see, they receive a lot of criticism. How can authors develop a thick skin and, instead of getting offended, use the criticism to their advantage?
Ebook publishing is becoming more and more popular; check out this list of 11 things you should know!
Self-publishing can be intensive and overwhelming, but also rewarding. Here are some straightforward, self-publishing steps to help you through this process!
Length for print books mattered a lot, but what about ebooks? Take a peek at what does matter and what length is selling more books!
Ebook distribution can be overwhelming. Here are some simple dos and don'ts to help you with your distribution!
Creating an ebook can be daunting, especially if you don't have design experience. But any author can learn to design their own ebook,. Here a some tips to help you create a professional-grade ebook design.
More and more authors are choosing to publish their own books. But is self-publishing your ebooks more advantageous than going with a traditional publisher? Let's take a look at some pros and cons.
At My Book Cave, we use the MBR (My Book Ratings) system to give content ratings to books, and we feel this is an important service to both readers and authors. Here are 8 reasons why content ratings for books are so beneficial to authors.
Deciding where to publish your ebook can be difficult—there are so many ebook vendors out there! We would like to share with you some facts, as well as our recommendations, to help you make this decision.
Barnes & Noble is one of the big ebook publishing sites. So if you're planning a promotion, how do you discount your ebook on Barnes & Noble? Let's take a look.
Short book teasers are great to use on your website to catch the readers' attention and entice them to learn more or to buy your book. But how do you you write a great, attention-grabbing teaser? Here are some simple tips!
Many readers won't buy your book without a few reviews. But how can you get more reviews for your ebook?
Now that we have the file created and the image perfected, it’s time to add text to your cover design! Choosing and placing fonts is a snap when you use the three design elements of contrast, alignment, and repetition.
Now that you've chosen your image for your cover design, what do you do next? In this tutorial, we'll cover creating a Photoshop file for your cover, as well as placing and modifying your image.
Whether you're creating your cover for print or ebook, you need a strong design that looks good as a thumbnail and at full size. Want to create a fantastic cover? Here are a few tips about picking a great image to get you started.
Will swearing hurt your book sales? Many readers today will not be offended by a certain amount of profanity in books, but shocking words often pull readers out of the story. Read this before you decide how much profanity to put in your next book.
Images or dingbat fonts made into images can make great scene break icons, but making a scene break look good in your ebook and on vendor previewers can be a challenge if you don't know about resolution.
Having an audio version of your book often helps your overall book sales, and anything that helps authors market their ebooks and earn more cash is something My Book Cave is very interested in.
So, who cares about formatting? It all reads the same. Well, yes and no. Many books are read on phones these days, and that extra spacing between paragraphs can be irritating. But there are other reasons, so read on.