Category Archives: Self-publishing

Limited Availability in October

I will be unavailable for new projects for the month of October. I will be attending an intensive, full-time course for the full month and will not have the time to devote to editing or design work. I will still … Continue reading

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Website Design Changes

With spring comes spring cleaning, and websites should be no exception. We’ve been examining our site’s page load stats recently and noticed that there were a few areas of the site that received little or no traffic. This indicated to … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Ebooks

This content originally appeared on 6 February 2013 as a guest post on the blog of Elizabeth Mahadeo, a satisfied client of Sleeping Cat Books. In this digital age, ebooks continue to gain prominence. As an author, it is certainly … Continue reading

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Author Websites

As an author, should you have your own website? Short answer: yes. Absolutely. Every author needs a platform from which to sell their work, and a website is an integral part of that platform. Whether you’ve been published by a … Continue reading

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Editors and eBooks

I’ve wanted to emphasize the need for self-publishers to hire an independent, professional copy editor before going to print, but just couldn’t find the right words. An American Editor has found them for me, and with much more style than I … Continue reading

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Types or levels of editing

There are a few different types or levels of editing that writers encounter in the course of preparing a manuscript for publication. While there is a bit of overlap between the types, and many people use different names for them, I’ve … Continue reading

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Successful author shares marketing tips

Dr. Bill Quain, a successful self-published author, shared with Joel Friedlander some of the marketing tips that have worked so well for his books. The “Big Selling Secret”, according to Dr. Quain, is “If you want to sell books, you need … Continue reading

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