AWKWARD HOLIDAY GATHERINGS! When Relatives Say They Bought Your Book (But They Didn’t)

November 20, 2016 0

On Thanksgiving, your Nana Mary may pull you aside to a quiet corner of the kitchen, and sweetly tell you, “I bought copies of your book, dearie! I ordered a copy for Grampie and I also ordered a copy for your cousin, Suzie!” After you stumble home in a turkey coma, you login to your author account on our publisher’s website, excited to see the royalties from Nana Mary’s order for your books…but there are no new sales for your book. Zilch. Nada. Your first reaction is anger…toward your publisher, of course. How dare they rip you off?!?! You immediately fire off an email to your rep… Read More

Bookstore Placement = Profitable…Or Not?

February 24, 2016 0

Many authors think getting bookstores to stock their books is easy, and that it’ll be lucrative in the end. The sad fact of the industry is there are just far too many books on the market now and bookstores can’t handle them all… Read More

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