Crowdfunding a Book: Author Jenn Aubert Finds Success

In recent months, crowdfunding has become a viable option for funding book projects. While many authors succeed in reaching their goals, many more authors fail and fail miserably. I fall into the latter category. Earlier this year, I tried my hand at raising money for a book on blogging. I utilized Kickstarter and came […]

How to Get the Book Cover You Really Want

For most self-published authors, getting a cover for their book consists of spending a few hours scouring iStockphoto or 123rf.com (my personal favorite) and choosing a suitable image or two. From there, a graphic designer typically works their magic and “poof,” a cover is ready to be uploaded to KDP or Createspace. That’s the normal route. […]