Start your self-publishing addiction with Amazon’s new 12-step Program

Amazon's Jumpstart Training KDP

If you’re new to Kindle Direct Publishing and want to self-publish your own book via Amazon KDP but don’t know where to start, you’re in luck. Amazon have just created KDP Jumpstart, which is a streamlined, step-by-step process for self-publishing your book on their KDP platform.

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Hot Off The Press: New Release Travel Guides August 2017

Travel Guides Hot off the press

Each month I’m scrolling through the New Release Travel Guides on Amazon to see which Traditionally & Indie published guides have hit the marketplace. I also provide my commentary about branding and design so you can get best practice tips and advice for your own travel guide.

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Go Digital or Go Home: Why you need to release an ebook

Go Digital ebook from freepik

When traditional publishing ruled the world, the only way to get your book in front of readers was to work with a publisher, or pay a vanity press to print your book (at a premium cost to you). If you troll through the established travel guide companies sites you’ll see that they advertise for submissions, […]

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November 7, 2016

Poetry ebook Formatting

Bodrum A Travel Memoir in Verse

  Do you need help with your poetry ebook formatting? I’m taking a slight diversion to my publication schedule and releasing an impromptu poetry book “Bodrum: A travel memoir in verse”, so have been researching best practices for formatting a poetry ebook. I wanted to share some good resources for formatting a collection of poetry […]

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July 18, 2016

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Tools And Resources For Authors And Writers

Birds of a Feather Press for writers with an independent spirit

Here’s my reference page of Resources For Authors And Writers, and includes all of the invaluable tools that I couldn’t live without. Writing Tools and Resources Scrivener (available for Mac and PC) for everything you write. Can also be used to compile simple ebooks. Learn Scrivener Fast – great training from Joe who has spent years perfecting his training […]

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