The Children’s Book Self-Publishing Process

The Children’s Book Self-Publishing Process

What is the children’s book self-publishing process, and why is it essential for children’s book authors?   When it comes to the children’s book self-publishing process, it pays to know in advance what steps are coming up. By understanding the children’s book self-publishing process, you’ll be able to avoid making mistakes at the start, which […]

Amazon KDP Scheduling Added for Paperback and Hardcover Books

Amazon KDP Scheduling Added for Paperback and Hardcover Books

Now Amazon has added scheduling for paperback and hardcover for authors self-publishing their books!   Amazon KDP scheduling added for paperback and hardcover book releases! If you haven’t heard already, Amazon KDP now allows authors to schedule paperback and hardcover releases up to 90 days in the future. On the 3rd of October, 2023, Amazon […]

The Essentials of An Author Marketing Plan

The Essentials of An Author Marketing Plan

What are the essential aspects of an author marketing plan, and are you doing your book justice?   It’s great to get caught up in the excitement of self-publishing and releasing your first book, but have you thought about an author marketing plan and what comes next? Regardless of whether you’re self-publishing, using a hybrid […]

Indie Authors Helping Indie Authors

Indie Authors Helping Indie Authors

As an indie or self-published author, helping other indie authors is just par for the course!   Where would we all be without the help and support of other self-published authors helping indie authors is just paying it forward. Weirdly, we’re competitors, but at the same time, I feel we’re all part of this small […]

Should Authors Use the Free Amazon KDP ISBN or Get Their Own?

Should Authors Use the Free Amazon KDP ISBN or Get Their Own

How does the free Amazon KDP ISBN stack up against having your own ISBN? Let’s compare the two and find out!   We’re often asked, ‘Should authors use the free Amazon KDP ISBN or get their own?’ It’s a fair question that any new author just entering the self-publishing world would want to know the answer […]

Could 2022 Be Your Year As A Canadian Author?

Could 2022 Be Your Year As A Canadian Author

We’ve had another exciting year, but could 2022 be your year to turn things around and make your mark as a Canadian author?   There is no denying that 2021 was a rough year. Unfortunately, it started rough in 2020, and 2021 didn’t fail to disappoint us in Canada. If you’re an author or aspiring […]

Don’t Leave Printing Your Books Too Late!

Don’t Leave Printing Your Books Too Late!

Don’t leave printing your books too late! If you plan on getting books printed before the holidays, you better act fast!   Regardless of whether you’re printing your books through Amazon, Ingram Spark, or a private printer, it’s almost too late to get those holiday copies done. October, November, and December are some of the […]

Do I Need An ISBN for My Book in Canada?

Do I Need An ISBN for My Book in Canada

What are ISBNs, and Why are They So Important?   A common question many Canadian authors have is, “Do I need an ISBN for my book in Canada?” Registering for an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is an important step that every author needs to take when they are planning on self-publishing a book. An […]

The Many Aspects to Self-Publishing

The Many Aspects to Self-Publishing

There is always a sense of urgency when it comes to self-publishing your first book, but patience is a virtue and could really pay off in the end!   There’s no denying that there’s a lot of different aspects to self-publishing. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Canadian author or not. It’s not always an […]

Why Publishing on Amazon KDP and IngramSpark Makes Sense for Canadian Authors

Why Publishing on Amazon KDP and Ingram Spark Makes Sense for Canadian Authors

Are You Taking Full Advantage of Both Platforms to Sell Your Books? Publishing on Amazon KDP and Ingram Spark makes sense!   Publishing on Amazon KDP makes sense, and when it comes to any self-publishing endeavor, you need to take advantage of every platform and the unique opportunities that they offer. To get the best […]