Category: Publishing Tips

  • The success process and formula

    The success process and formula

    I recently read the following article: The Martian: How did a self-published novel become a top-grossing movie? I read it mainly because I have had several conversations with Andy Weir and I was curious what spin this article put on things. It’s a decent article, but I was a little bit disappointed in how it is […]

  • 5 Mistakes Authors Make When Submitting to Publishers

    5 Mistakes Authors Make When Submitting to Publishers

    If you’re looking to submit to a publisher, you’ll want to know the five most common mistakes authors make when submitting and our tips on how to avoid them. We’ve got a special episode of Mirror World News on this very topic so I’ll just leave that at the bottom of this blog post for you! […]

  • How to create effective marketing materials

    How to create effective marketing materials

    It makes no difference what the style of marketing is or what the vehicle is. Effective marketing must include some key ingredients or it’s a waste of time and money. First, what is marketing? In laymans language: it’s any message of any kind that you’re hoping to get a result out of. It doesn’t matter if it’s […]

  • Diary of a Kindle Self Publisher

    Diary of a Kindle Self Publisher

    Diary of a Kindle Self Publisher When I received a Kindle for my birthday I vowed not to download hundreds of free books by dead authors; we have a house full of those already. Instead I enjoy reading about living writers on the internet; buying books I wouldn’t have thought of trying. How addictive it […]

  • Utilizing Social Media to Gain New Readers

    Utilizing Social Media to Gain New Readers

    Contributed by David Dunham This is the first blog post from BookGrabbr. I am one of the founders and CEO, and have worked over 40 years in book publishing. This first one is an introduction to BookGrabbr and intended for authors and publishers who are looking for more efficient and effective ways to market and […]

  • A Publishing Revolution?

    A Publishing Revolution?

    I thought today I would spend just a little bit of time to tell you about something special that’s happening in publishing. In fact, I want to introduce you to MY publisher – Pentian Publishing! Pentian, you say. “I’ve never heard of them!” Well, until about a year ago, neither had I. When I initially […]