The Self-Publishing Survey conducted by BookBaby focused on revealing the most successful book marketing strategies for self-published independent authors.

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Your first draft might be a brain dump, so it's on you to rid subsequent drafts of holes, sleeping pills and imposters. What's your Achilles' heel: tangential, rambling, or missing content?

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If you’re asked to be a fresh eyes reader by a friend or colleague who’s writing a book, you are being given an honor, a privilege, and most important, a responsibility. Don’t take it lightly, but be sure to enjoy it along the way!

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Author/publisher Rochelle Carter joined our August #BBchat to talk about authorpreneurship and how to create an author marketing plan.

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When you read for an author, what do you offer? These eight considerations form a kind of code of conduct that can help a writer and beta reader get the most from one another.

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Your author marketing plan is an overview of your goals for your book and yourself as an author, and you can start developing it before you write your first sentence.

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In an ideal world, your book's beta readers will give you feedback on these eight points. It helps if you ask them for this specific criticism in advance.

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