These are really weird book titles! Clearly, I have nothing better to do today than have a giggle at how easy it is to be really stupid. So join me in a quick giggle-fest of some of the crazy book covers and really weird book titles I stumbled on earlier today.
Selling a book isn’t easy Writing a book takes a long time, and for those authors new to self-publishing, the next step can be daunting – trying to attract readers willing to pay good money to buy your book. But first, they have to find your book. One of the most frequent questions I’m asked by newly self-published authors is, ‘why isn’t my book selling?’ While there are a thousand reasons why a book doesn’t sell well, there is one fact that many newly self-published authors often fail to realise. The book market and the ebook market, in particular, is well and truly over-populated. These numbers tell the story. 300,000 books
How to write a fantasic book I was reading Stephen King’s ‘On Writing’ for about the umteenth time recently and it occurred to me that although a great read and full of wisdom, it might be a bit long for those who want to get a book out super fast on Amazon. So I thought I might offer a helping hand for those first time aspiring writers who want to publish their first ebook – this week! So here is the less than 300-word version of ‘The Vandal On Writing’. Very first thing to do is get a thesaurus. You’ll really need to find other words to replace really. Really!
In days not so long past – well only a few years ago – being an indie author meant getting your books printed and shipped and then flogging them as best you could at local bookstores, coffee shops, tearooms, markets, writer groups or evenTupperware parties. It was hard going, but you got out to meet people and stayed fit carrying all those tomes with you wherever you went. And you sold some books. Then the world turned upside down when the ebook and in particular the Kindle changed what it meant to be an indie author. I’ll skip all the work that has to be done in between the actual