Bestselling Book Cover Design: What You Need to Know

Bestselling Book Cover Design: What You Need to Know

To go with our recently-published Self-Publishing Answers podcast episodes on great book cover design, we thought it would be cool to offer this guest post to sort of “round things out.” Enjoy! Invariably the number one challenge for self-publishers is...
How to Have Your Book Translated for Free

How to Have Your Book Translated for Free

I’ve been on an “authorpreneur” kick lately, which basically means I’ve been focusing more on the “running a business” side of things than on the “writing more books” side. Really, in an ideal world, I’d be able to...
7 Ways to Find People Who Will Actually Buy Your Book

7 Ways to Find People Who Will Actually Buy Your Book

I’ve been pursuing writing as a career for a little less than a year, and in that time I’ve managed to do a lot—start a blog, jumpstart my social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and Ello—it’s nearly a full-time job simply managing those), find...
The Productive Writer – 2015 Productivity Planner

The Productive Writer – 2015 Productivity Planner

The wait is over! The Productive Writer – 2015 Productivity Planner IS HERE! You’ve been waiting for it, and it’s ready to buy right now. If you’d like to personalize your planner with a “This planner belongs to: [Your Name]” field,...

Indie Publishing or Traditional Publishing?

Note from Nick: This is a guest post from Maxi Bransdale.  Today I pose the above question. I’ve been at this whole ‘trying to get published’ lark for what feels like forever now, but certainly long enough to see some very definite changes. It used...

LiveHacked.com 2014 Reader Survey

It’s time, again, to do another survey.  Last year, I ran a short survey and sent it out to my mailing subscribers. It went well — over 100 responses in all, but I think we can do much better this year.  I used the information collected to answer a few key...