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Cover Art Trends In Self-Published Historical Fiction | Self-Publishing Relief

Cover Art Trends In Self-Published Historical Fiction | Self-Publishing Relief

Your self-published book may be historical fiction, but that doesn’t mean your cover art has to be stuck in the past! The latest cover art trends for historical fiction are taking the genre in a direction that’s more aesthetically pleasing to the modern reader without necessarily sacrificing old-fashioned charm. Our forecasters at Self-Publishing Relief predict… Continue Reading

6 Tips For Creating A Self-Published Cookbook | Self-Publishing Relief

6 Tips For Creating A Self-Published Cookbook | Self-Publishing Relief

’Tis the season for great meals and delicious treats! In some families, favorite dishes are handed down from generation to generation, often on stained, faded recipe cards. Whether you want to preserve your recipes just for your family and friends, or plan to share your culinary creations with the world, the experts at Self-Publishing Relief… Continue Reading

Cover Art Slip-Ups That Can Hurt Your Book Sales

Cover Art Slip-Ups That Can Hurt Your Book Sales

With all the new self-published books on the market today, it’s not surprising to run across a few cringe-worthy book covers. Some DIY authors opt to design their own book covers—and it shows in the results. Others hire graphic designers without knowing the difference between real cover artists and overconfident wannabes. Your book’s cover is… Continue Reading

Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing: What’s the Difference?

Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing: What’s the Difference?

Some people use the terms vanity press and self-publishing as if they are interchangeable. Unlike traditional publishing, where the publishing house covers the cost of bringing a book to market, with self-publishing and vanity presses it is the author who takes on the financial risk for getting his or her work published. But in many… Continue Reading

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