This week we talk about the Createspace and the newest Amazon contract with publishers.
Here is the most recent Publishing News Roundup series!
Comparing yourself to others can suck joy out of creating. Find your own pace, savor the journey. pic.twitter.com/Xvxoq9autp
— Debbie Ridpath Ohi (@inkyelbows) April 29, 2015
Elizabeth Spann Craig’s handy checklist – Is your book ready for publishing.
Bob Mayer has a no holds barred post on traits you must cultivate to be a successful writer.
Chuck Wendig also has THE post on stupid writer tricks. (BOOKMARK)
Jody Hedlund has a great post on using your setting effectively. (BOOKMARK)
Here is a little challenge for you. Describe your current MS in 10 syllables. Make it a DEKAAZ poem. Circus Mystery: Clowning around with codes. (Yes I cheated. It’s all in the pronunciation.)
Publishers Weekly has the Google Ads 101 guide.
Joanna Penn has a huge post on why she has just changed book titles and covers. (BOOKMARK)
Creative Indie has 7 Design Tips for Book Covers.
The Book Designer has 7 tips for effective Metadata (BOOKMARK)
Tim Grahl has THE Book Marketing Check List.
How to partner with your local bookstore– Do you know what it is like on the other side of the counter. (Interesting Read)
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.