I recently hosted a space where aspiring authors asked questions about the publishing industry. In addition to talking self-publishing, I also gave insight into the process of finding a literary agent, which I will distill into a few points here for easy reference. If you’d like to listen to the whole talk, go here. QueryTracker […]
If you are an author or illustrator considering creating your first children’s book, here are some tips and guidelines to help you get the process started. When we talk about how to make children’s books, the first thing we should cover is that there are many different categories of children’s books based on the age […]
We all want to make our books shine on Amazon, but it’s all too easy to get lost in the mountain of stuff there. There’s a secret professional publishers use that – if you publish through KDP – you’ll also have access too (for free!) It’s called Amazon A+ Content. In this article, we’ll explore […]
originally posted on CandiceJarrett.com Beta readers are people who read your book and give you feedback prior to publication. In my case, they are a mix of people I know, complete strangers, and a professional beta reading company. I’m writing this blog to share a behind-the-scenes look at the process and to offer insight I’ve […]
Originally posted on CandiceJarrett.com If you are getting ready to self-publish your novel, you might be wondering if you need an ISBN and how many to purchase. Here’s an easy, no-frills breakdown of what you need to know. What is an ISBN? An ISBN is a unique number used to identify a book established by […]
“Book Trailers for Kids” is an easy-to-follow step by step guide to help your child make a book trailer to use use for a school project, book report, homework assignment, or just for fun! In addition to being a how-to-guide, this book also has a handy worksheet, storyboard templates, tips & tricks, and filming checklist […]
Why can’t you judge a book by its cover? Well, think of it this way: even if a picture is worth a thousand words, your novel is many tens of thousands of words. So, a reader can’t possibly know if you book is going to appeal to them just by the cover alone. That’s why […]
Can you use Copyrighted images and video in your book trailer? How do you get licenses for media and music you use in your book trailer?
Introducing Animated Book Covers by ElectraFox! This is an eye-catching way to get readers excited about your novel. What are Animated Book Covers? Animated Book Covers are moving images based on your existing book cover design. Our Animated Book Covers available in two formats: as GIFs and MP4 video files and can be embedded on […]
Express Book Trailers by ElectraFox are eye-catching, professional videos designed to give you a fast and affordable way to add a book trailer to your book marketing plan.