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My Book Advertising Misadventures

By dblanchard | January 29, 2017

So, you want to market your children’s book online. Piece of cake, right? Not so fast. It turns out that advertising books for kids online is much more complicated than I thought…

The Great Goodreads Book Giveaway

By dblanchard | September 16, 2016

Can a Goodreads book giveaway help get your book in front of new readers? Let’s find out…

The Big ISBN Question

By dblanchard | September 5, 2016

Pay for your own ISBNs or grab CreateSpace’s freebie? What you need to know before publishing your book…

Self-Publishing Your Book? Don’t Forget to Do This…

By dblanchard | September 3, 2016

Self-publishing is easy, they say. HA! If you want to do it right, there are a lot of things to think about…

Why You Need Author Central

By dblanchard | September 3, 2016

Your Amazon Author Central Account will save your sanity. Read on to find out why it’s the best thing next to sliced bread for authors…

The Real Scoop on Copyrighting Your Book

By dblanchard | September 3, 2016

You’ve poured so much time, brain sweat, and even tears into bringing your book into being. The last thing you want is for someone to “steal” it. Here’s how you can easily protect your work…

Unlocking the Power of Scrivener

By dblanchard | March 4, 2016

Have you discovered Scrivener yet? Read on to find out why it’s such an amazing tool for authors – and discover resources that will make using it easier than ever…

Using Advanced Reader Copies to Make Your Book Launch Soar

By dblanchard | March 4, 2016

Launching a new book? Read on to discover how to use Advanced Reader Copies to get the reviews you need right out of the gate – and ultimately boost book sales…

Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

By dblanchard | March 4, 2016

So you want to publish your book. But do you go with traditional publishers – or become a self-published author? Read on to determine the best path for you…

The Writer’s Dream

By dblanchard | March 4, 2016

Allow me to introduce myself and my crazy self-publishing experiment…