“People judge a book a book by its cover, they do, so I would strongly recommend that authors consider using a professional cover designer and investing the time and effort in that,” says Lefebvre.
Three days ago, the Times Colonist, a Canadian newspaper has published a very interesting article talking about Self-publishing. The article took our attention an today we want to Reblog it for you. The article has suggestions for authors for having a successfull self-published ebook.
In 2012, Douglas & McIntyre filed for bankruptcy protection, Random House of Canada become the sole owner of McClelland & Stewart, and Penguin and Random House planned a merge. It’s perhaps no surprise that year also saw an explosion in online self-publishing, with a wealth of platforms — including Kobo Writing Life, Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, and iBooks Author — offering authors an alternate avenue.
“We’re actually hearing from a lot of different types of authors, some brand new and some successful … that have had traditional contracts that are just using self-publishing to experiment with new stuff or put books out that they…
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