Updated April 2023 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...
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...
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...
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...
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