createspace discontinues author services

While Amazon's CreateSpace is discontinuing its author services, working directly with self-published authors is the core strength of BookBaby, leveling the playing field with services like editing, cover design, book formatting, and more.

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holiday book marketing earth day

I thought I’d share a holiday book marketing pitch I wrote to my local newspapers for Earth Day. We authors need to learn how to make a query work for each individual title.

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publsihing world collage banner

From Facebook algorithms to keynote speeches, this collection of news from the publishing world has something for every independent author (or author in the making).

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pseudonym

There are benefits to using a pen name, but I believe there are many more downsides to using a pseudonym than upsides.

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holiday book sales

If you didn’t have the time or weren't prepared to promote your book this season, don’t worry. It might have been the best holiday book sales strategy of all.

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format your book

This video gives instructions on how to format your book using Microsoft Word on a Mac. Interior Templates are also available on bookbaby.com.

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