From the Stacks (Books)

Book: How to Write Dazzling Dialogue by James Scott Bell It never hurts to brush up on the basics, and even if your book’s dialogue is great, like with any creative writing skill, it can always be made better. How to Write Dazzling Dialogue: The Fastest Way to Improve Any Manuscript compiles lectures from […]

Michael Evans’s Creator Economy for Authors delves into the significant shifts occurring in the publishing world. Highlighting the movement from traditional platforms to communities spearheaded by authors, the book explores the potential of limitless creation and its implications. Drawing from Evan’s experiences as a novelist and co-founder of a publishing platform, the work underscores the […]

Free Your Time: How Assistants Supercharge Successful Authors Grace Snoke Author, personal assistant, and Indie Author Magazine contributor Grace Snoke comes out swinging with her first nonfiction book for indie authors.  It can be overwhelming to handle all the various tasks and responsibilities that come with being an author. You may find that some […]

Wide for the Win: Strategies to Sell Globally via Multiple Platforms and Forge Your Own Path to Success By Mark Leslie Lefebvre Arguably the gold standard when discussing distribution and platforms. Mark Leslie Lefebvre articulately breaks down each concept with skill and his signature humor and gentility. Drawing on his experience working for heavy-hitters Kobo […]

Cover to Cover: What First-Time Authors Need to Know about Editing Sandra Wendel As the title suggests, this is a primer for first-time authors, although there are some timeless nuggets worth the purchase. Its advice is down-to-earth, practical, and relatable. Wendel is an experienced editor and explains from the editor’s perspective what they do and […]

Book Cover Design Formula By Anita Nipane Book 4 of the author’s series focuses on the basics of what readers expect when looking at a book cover, and how authors can measure their cover against those expectations. It’s a straightforward read with lots of specific detail from her perspective as an art director and marketer. […]

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