It can be frustrating if, after putting your heart and soul into a publishing project, your efforts aren't reflected in the sales figures. Don't despair if your book is moving in lower quantities than expected. There are lots of reasons why this might be happening and plenty of solutions too...
It's too expensive When you're up against more-established authors, you're competing with them on the basis of price as well as reputation. If a book by an unknown writer costs 30% mo
1. Don't be shy about approaching bloggers Bloggers don't mind being asked to review books at all. It's flattering to be asked for your thoughts and a courteous query is not going to impose on anyone. Don't be nervous if you're self-published. After all, bloggers are self-published writers too! 2. Do be polite when corresponding with bloggers Most bloggers receive multiple review requests a day. Many don't have time to reply to them all. If a blogger does get in touch to decl
Before independently publishing a picture book, ask yourself the following questions... Is your book really a picture book? A book with pictures isn’t automatically a picture book. Images that merely mirror a text aren’t enough; there has to be a more intricate relationship between the narrative and the illustrations. In a picture book, the words and the images don’t just co-exist; they combine to create an effect greater than the sum of their parts. Accomplished picture book