The graphic appeal of your book – both the book cover and the pages within – plays a big part in the perception and professionalism of your work.

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Sarah Jessica Curtis didn't exactly expect a school writing assignment to launch her into a professional career as an author, but with the release of The Silent Silhouettes, that's just what happened.

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When you call BookBaby for advice about self publishing, you'll likely find you're not just taking to a publishing expert – you’re talking to an actual self-published author who has been there, done that.

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"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."

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In our February BookBaby Twitter Chat, Lauren Lynne, certified teacher and author of the young adult series The Secret Watchers, shared her thoughts on how to engage kids with reading and the importance of writing in the classroom.

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Research tells us that reading and writing are deeply intertwingled. Engaging kids with reading develops their writing skills, and vice versa. Kids have amazing story ideas in them.

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self-published author Lauren LynneClear vision and a true collaboration with the BookBaby Design Studio makes self-published author Lauren Lynne's Secret Watchers series look extraordinary. “I did my homework. I spent a huge amount of time looking at other book covers,“ says Lynne. Today’s savvy self-published authors know that having an eye-catching book cover is one of the most important elements to a successful eBook sales run. How will your book stand up to this near instant "yes" or "no' buying decision?

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