October 13, 2015
Ed Dugan, his self help books and "Help I Gotta" Booksyeah author Ed Dugan shares his story about his self publishing goals and his new trademark "Help I Gotta" - the new brand for self-help books My first book, Help-I Gotta Cook! was published in 2007 and has since gone through a number of revisions. That year it was named Cookbook of The Year by Books and Authors. It was also awarded the title...
October 13, 2015
Have you ever had an encounter with a ghost? Would you like proof that the deceased continue to visit the world of the living? Do you have the courage to stand face-to-face with visitors from the afterlife? ‘Apparition Atlas: The Ghost Hunter’s Travel Guide to Haunted America’ provides seekers of truth with a definitive guide to more than 200 publicly accessible, verified haunted locations in...
May 25, 2015
Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won this year's Man Booker International Prize worth nearly $114,000. The £60,000 prize is awarded to one author for a body of work in fiction. "Laszlo Krasznahorkai is a visionary writer of extraordinary intensity and vocal range who captures the texture of present day existence in scenes that are terrifying, strange, appallingly comic, and often...
April 27, 2015
    10 Steps To A Successful Book Launch What an exciting time.  You’ve spent a significant amount of time dreaming up your idea for a book, agonizing over each sentence, each scene and finally it’s done.  You’ve carefully evaluated your target audience and know your market.  After much thought you have decided to self-publish your book, decided on a Print on Demand (POD) and ordered your...
April 25, 2015
If you skip this step you are asking for trouble.  I can’t tell you how many manuscripts I have read which have errors in grammar, spelling or formatting.  Why bother submitting it if you don’t care enough to make sure it’s correct?  If you don’t care then why should a publisher?  I suppose if the story is awesome someone might overlook a spelling error but I wouldn’t count on it.  You may find...
March 9, 2015
Book reviews are an important part of marketing a book to potential buyers.  A seal of approval from a book lover or reviewer can create the attention your book needs and authors are appreciative when a reader takes the time to share their opinion and support their work. Book reviews help readers discover new books and new authors they may not have otherwise come across.  In today’s online...
March 9, 2015
I can’t tell you how many manuscripts I have now read which have errors in grammar, spelling or formatting.  Why bother submitting it if you don’t care enough to make sure it’s correct?  If you don’t care then why should a publisher?  I suppose if the story is awesome someone might overlook a spelling error but I wouldn’t count on it.  You may find that errors will overshadow the best quality. ...
February 20, 2015
About this project And they lived happily ever after…or whatever…The End.  You have finally finished writing your new breakthrough novel and are about to open the bottle of wine you were saving for the occasion.  The jubilation lasts up until about the time you begin thinking about getting it published and what to do next.  These days authors have a couple of ways to approach publishing. ...
February 7, 2015
Love is in the air   Historical and paranormal romance novels are all the rage these days. According to USA Today romance novels, along with children's books and inspirational books, defined the last two decades of reading. Erotica and romance, which have moved into the mainstream as e-books, have enabled readers to consume the books in public more privately. Consider this: between 1994 and...
January 28, 2015
Promote your book like a pro, gain publicity and reach new audiences.  This is how you achieve book sales.  Book lovers are online and looking for new books to read.  You need to stand out from the crowd and get off the shelf of obscurity.  You have a story to tell so shout it out to the world. How it works Register with Booksyeah and choose either the Social Media Campaign or the Maximum...

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