Connecting Authors to Readers

What Does It Cost To Self-Publish?

It is possible to spend next to nothing on the self-publishing process, and it is also possible to spend thousands of dollars. Looking at just the pubbing process, not the marketing, here are the basics:

1. Editing. Editors are a big expense. You can find an editor for a few hundred or spend thousands of dollars. I’ve never used one. (My critics might say I should have!) Without paying an editor, it is critical that you use resources such as beta readers and writing...

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How Many Good Reviews Does It Take...

Reader Reviews and Their Affect on Sales

It took you, what feels like, a lifetime to compose your masterpiece, edit and publish it, only to get it backhanded by the rudest reader review. Ugly online reviews are the worse, especially considering that it appears on every major bookselling site and instantly sends you into a full blown author tizzy lasting three days, full of moping, and a five hour rant session with your very best friend who happens to love every character...

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Why I Deserted NY and Picked a Small Publisher for My Second Series

Mid-March, I will be sending my latest novel off the publisher.


The Raven, the Elf, and Rachel, the second book in my Unexpected Enlightenment series—about an overly inquisitive British girl named Rachel Griffin with a perfect memory, who gets herself into endless trouble, romantic and otherwise, while attending a school for sorcery in New York’s Hudson Highlands—will be winging its electronic way off to my editor any day now.

When people hear this, I...

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How To Promote All Of Your Books With One Emerging Author Campaign

Want to start a BookDaily Emerging Author Campaign but don't know which book to promote?

We've got you covered. Did you know that you can change your promoted title in your BookDaily Emerging Author Campaign at any time? Once you've began your campaign, be sure that your new title is listed on and then send a note to your dedicated Author Team here to update your promotional...

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