January 15th, 2018

5 Ways That Playing with Pricing Can Sell More Books

Penny Sansevieri

Many authors talk about the complexity of book marketing, but sometimes it doesn’t have to be that hard. Sometimes all it takes is a tweak here or there to give your books a lift.

And with this being a new year, maybe it’s time for a new promotional boost that drives sales!


July 19th, 2017

SHOULD You Create Your Own Audiobook?

In light of June Westerfield’s recent post about creating your own book cover (if you missed it, you can read it here), you’re thinking I’m going to say you shouldn’t narrate your own audiobook, right? Wrong! My answer is:


Yeah, that’s helpful, right?

I think the easiest way to explain is […]

November 2nd, 2016

Final Pass Edit Fun

Last month I wrote about editing 1200 pages in 12 weeks. Today, I give you Part Two of my revision journey for the first book I plan to self publish.

Late Friday night I will send The Book back to Tiffany Yates Martin for her third and final pass. Sometimes I think, “Good! Then I can […]

March 4th, 2016

What Does an Author Concierge Do?

Cathy Genna

First, how do you become an Author Concierge?

This is how I came to it:

Thrilled, honored, and all but speechless at the podium beside Sylvia Day, I accepted the once-in-a-lifetime 2013 Romance Writers of America Bookseller of the Year Award as Sylvia placed it into my trembling hands. To achieve […]