In preparing our authors’ manuscripts for publishing, we often discuss placing epigraphs at the beginning of each chapter. Epigraphs are a classic element in book design, dating back more than 300 years—and they’re also as contemporary as current best sellers. Editor David Crumm lists 10 reasons epigraphs can be a smart option for authors. Even J.K. Rowling has used epigraphs.
Optimizing your Amazon Author Page is such a powerfully engaging opportunity to interact with readers that we want to highlight those authors who are doing a great job with this form of outreach. Looking at these examples, you may find some helpful tips for your own Amazon page.
Many American authors primarily focus on sales in the domestic market. Amazon.com and self-publishing platforms make that straightforward. However, it’s easier than ever to sell internationally. Front Edge Publishing’s print-binder partner Lightning Source Ingram (LSI) enables Front Edge Publishing books to be sold all over the world thanks to the Global Connect program. In fact, unless there’s […]
Marketing expert Susan Stitt offers lots of helpful tips—and great examples—to help you create a robust Amazon Author Page. If you are an author, or know an author, and there’s no Amazon Author Page set up, then you’re missing out on a great opportunity to engage readers. Use Susan’s column, or please share it with friends.
A newly released Pew Research report, which you can download for free, chronicles a rapidly changing pattern of social media usage among American teens. While Facebook once dominated, that’s not the case now. But books? Pew says young adults still love them, especially in paper. Learn why this matters to writers today.