Category Archives: Goal Setting and Preparation

These Small Touches Make A Big Difference In Your Self-Published Book’s Appeal | Self-Publishing Relief

These Small Touches Make A Big Difference In Your Self-Published Book’s Appeal | Self-Publishing Relief

In many instances, little details make the difference between ho hum and hooray! And luckily, when you’re self-publishing your book, you’re in full control of all the important details. The experts at Self-Publishing Relief know that small, expert touches can make a big difference in the perceived quality and resulting sales appeal of your self-published… Continue Reading

How To Write A “Dear Reader” Letter To Promote Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

How To Write A “Dear Reader” Letter To Promote Your Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Want to foster deeper connections with your readers and encourage more sales of your self-published book? A “dear reader” letter is a great way to show off your writer personality, create a sense of personal connection with fans, and sell more copies of your books. Self-Publishing Relief has some tips on how you can write… Continue Reading

11 Tips To Ace Your Book Club Call-Ins And Sell More Books | Self-Publishing Relief

11 Tips To Ace Your Book Club Call-Ins And Sell More Books | Self-Publishing Relief

You already know some of the strategies that self-published authors use to generate interest from book clubs and sell more books. And since you have a great “book me” page on your author website, it’s easy for book club coordinators to invite you to call in and speak to their groups. But once you get… Continue Reading

4 Self-Published Book Challenges Nobody Talks About | Self-Publishing Relief

4 Self-Published Book Challenges Nobody Talks About | Self-Publishing Relief

At Self-Publishing Relief, we know you’ll encounter a lot of challenges during the steps of self-publishing your book. Some will be the technical tasks and sales-building efforts you typically expect: formatting, cover design, publication, marketing, and promotion. But there are also intangible pitfalls lurking in the self-publishing process—the stuff no one talks about. We’re here… Continue Reading

Holy Publishing Power! How To Self-Publish A Comic Book | Self-Publishing Relief

Holy Publishing Power! How To Self-Publish A Comic Book | Self-Publishing Relief

The freedom and overall control a writer enjoys when self-publishing isn’t limited to novels, memoirs, or poetry collections. If you’ve written and illustrated your own comic book, self-publishing can work for you too—if you know the right steps. Self-Publishing Relief breaks down what you should consider as you ka-pow! and gadzooks! your way through the… Continue Reading

The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List | Self-Publishing Relief

The 9 Tasks That Must Go On Your Book Launch To-Do List | Self-Publishing Relief

If you’re definitely considering self-publishing your book, you should already be checking off items on your book launch to-do list! Much of the important groundwork for marketing your book should be in place well before your publication date. The experts at Self-Publishing Relief have the best tips for planning and pulling off a great book… Continue Reading

Loud And Clear! 5 Questions To Ask Your Self-Publishing Company | Self-Publishing Relief

Loud And Clear! 5 Questions To Ask Your Self-Publishing Company | Self-Publishing Relief

Unless you’re a writer who enjoys endless hours of tedious formatting, checking and reconfiguring cover art specs, and navigating the intricacies of the self-publishing process, it’s a good idea to hire some help. And many self-publishing companies will claim to guide you through the steps of what may be a somewhat overwhelming project. But before… Continue Reading

Republishing Yourself: 5 Tips To Create A Collection Of Previously Published Works | Self-Publishing Relief

Republishing Yourself: 5 Tips To Create A Collection Of Previously Published Works | Self-Publishing Relief

If you have a stack of published poems or short stories, congratulations! Creative writers know how important it is to be published in top-notch literary journals. But most journals don’t want previously published work, so once the rights revert back to you, what’s next for all those great stories or poems? At Self-Publishing Relief, we… Continue Reading

Self-Publishing A Novella? Here’s What You Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Self-Publishing A Novella? Here’s What You Need To Know | Self-Publishing Relief

Writers usually avoid novellas because traditional publishers usually aren’t interested in these shorter works. A publishing house can’t make the same profit on a novella that it would with a full-length novel—which is why literary agents prefer not to handle novellas. But at Self-Publishing Relief, our experts know that the novella is absolutely perfect for… Continue Reading

7 Things You DON’T Need From Your Self-Publishing Company | Self-Publishing Relief

There are lots of online articles and insider tips telling you how to find the right self-publishing company for your book. And it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting into and how much help and guidance you can expect from the publisher. But have you considered what you DON’T need from a self-publishing company?… Continue Reading

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