Guest Post: Sharon Ledwith’s Journey to Publication

The journey to publication wasn’t easy for me. In fact, it took me a great deal of time and effort to get to where I am now. So, let’s go back in time to 1995 when I got bitten by the writing bug during a Planning Your Novel workshop I attended for fun at the... Continue Reading →

5 Steps to SELLING your Book(s)

Leading up to the holiday season, I’ve been attending a lot of Christmas Markets as a vendor and one thing that I have noticed is that selling books has its own set of challenges. I’m not a natural salesperson, I’m still learning and I suspect I always will be, but I’ve decided to share some... Continue Reading →

How to write a good blurb

Summarizing a 300+ page novel into a few paragraphs is hard and it’s not something that usually comes naturally to us novelists. It took me a lot experimentation to get good at it, but here’s how I learned to do it. I read the backs of a whole pile of books, and then I emulated... Continue Reading →

Cover Design 101

Cover designer is one of those hats I didn’t expect to wear when I started Mirror World. At the time, I was fairly new to Photoshop and I’ve never considered myself to be an artist. But the most important part of designing a cover for a book is having a vision of what it should... Continue Reading →

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