Category: Tips

Legacy Books – Preserving the Stories that Matter the Most

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This past week we received the horrible news that my mother is terminal ill. Since then she has been in a rush mode to say and share everything with us. Not just about her life and life...Read More

Using Dialogue to Bring Your Story to Life

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor After over 20 years of working on my writing, I have learned that dialogue is the most important tool available when telling a story. We can use the dialogue to describe, inform, show action, establish mood, and...Read More

Interview with Colleen M. Story, Author of Writer Get Noticed!

Writer Get Noticed!Colleen M. StoryMidChannel Press (2019)ISBN 9780999099124 Colleen M. Story inspires writers to overcome modern-day challenges and find creative fulfillment in their work. Her first non-fiction book, Overwhelmed Writer Rescue, was named Book by Book Publicity’s Best Writing/Publishing Book...Read More

Digital Magazine Ads – Why and When They Should Be Used

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor Publicity strategizing many times includes advertising in print format publications or digital magazines. But how can we decide when, where and how? With the relaunch of our old book catalog into a new digital magazine format this...Read More

COVERS THAT CONVERT NOT HURT – A BASIC COVER DESIGN SUGGESTION

Ben Green – Editorial Assistant and Reviewer This post will address one very simple issue that I see constantly with book cover designs. That issue is simply color. You can pick virtually any color you want for your book cover. ...Read More

Things to Avoid When Writing a Book Review

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This past week, I received feedback from an author on our last editorial, Book Reviews – An Author’s Best Friend (Even When Not-So-Positive), where he shared his “most extreme hostile review.” This author forwarded to us a...Read More