Question: self-pubishing

Question: self-pubishing It’s not a question of self-publishing  and being bogged down in production.  It is not easy to acquire the expertise to self publish your book.  It is time consuming, and requires knowledge and professional handling of each step in the...

Query Me

Query Me You can spend years selling your manuscript to agents or publishers.  However, you can’t sell hard and write at the same time.  Why write one manuscript and put all of your eggs and efforts, into one basket.  Publish with Firebrand, let Firebrand...

You Don’t Have To Say Yes

You Don’t Have To Say Yes No you don’t.  You can always wait wait wait.  In a couple of years maybe one of the bigs’  will make you an e-book no advance offer that places the burden of the promotion for sales squarely on your shoulders.  This type of...

Don’t Drop Your Book Idea

Don’t Drop Your Book Idea Too often great ideas are left to be just that.  There have been many people with many good ideas and even good books written.  Some books that are sitting in hat boxes at the top of the closet in the kids room, are thought to be forever...

Self Publishing Costs

Self Publishing Costs Look, you can waste your valuable time, trying to become technically proficient enough to self publish your book with a minimum of vendor services.  However, you’ll be ignoring even the most basic of  prerequisites that all the successful...

Know Your Genre, Know What You Write

Know Your Genre, Know What You Write The first order of business is for your book to be a professional work.  People are going to spend their money on your book, so it must be a professional work.  It’s very important for you to, for instance, to know how to...

What’s The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams?

What’s The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams?   Before you reach for the candied yams this Thanksgiving, there’s something you need to know. They’re not actually yams! All this time, many Americans have been making the mistake of...