Monthly Archives: February 2013

Writing Tip & Prompt: Get in Tune With Your Senses

On Fridays, we like to share writing tips and tricks with our readers. We hope this section will encourage and inspire you to continually improve as a writer. Writing Tip – Get in Tune With Your Senses Sight, smell, sound, taste and touch. Make a point to examine each sense in your daily activities so that…

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Q&A with Alison Holen, Cover Design Supervisor

Cover design is an important aspect when publishing a book, and it is something all authors struggle with. We talked with Cover Design Supervisor Alison Holen to gather advice and insight from an experienced cover designer. The image for today’s entry is an example of Alison Holen’s work. WBP:  Why is a good cover design important to your book?…

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Book Marketing: Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishers

One reason authors want to have their book traditionally published is to capitalize on the publisher’s marketing resources and experience. Traditional publishers, such as Thomas Nelson, have a staff that focuses exclusively on driving sales through advertising, publicity and other marketing tactics. They have connections with various media and sales outlets that very few self-published…

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