After a long, hard slog, you’ve finally completed your thesis. Your supervisor has lavished you with praise and suggested you should get it published. Full of naieve enthusiasm you send copies of your thesis to publishers, sit back and wait for the royalties to come rolling in.
Except they don’t. The truth is that publishers don’t publish dissertations – they publish books. And the two are quite different. Your thesis was produced to demonstrate your research capabilities. The harsh reality is that no one really wants to know how good a researcher you are. Read More
It's an unfortunate truth that once the book is uploaded to Amazon, we cannot just sit back and watch the checks come rolling in. We need to market our books.
As an experienced author, you already know this of course. You probably already have your own website and blog and you are probably diligently posting every week. But what else can you do to keep your online readers engaged? Here are five ideas that work. Read More
As a self-publisher, you can spend anywhere from nothing to thousands of dollars producing your books. It depends on your skillset and how much of the work you want to do yourself. But if you're going to spend money, where should you spend it? Read More