The Editor’s Blog

Self-publish a great nonfiction book: What to do after writing

by Anna Kiousi A common myth in publishing is that the hard work is over once you’re done writing your […]

Vanity Publishing vs Hybrid Publishing: Are they really the same?

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by Ameesha Green When it comes to book publishing, there are many potential paths. In a recent blog, we explained […]

How to write a book as an entrepreneur (even with no writing experience)

by Anna Kiousi In your life as a business owner, you might have been told 100 times that “you should […]

What are self-help books and why are they so popular?

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by Anna Kiousi Self-help books help millions of people around the world. The increasingly popular genre has sky-high sales in […]

How does a self-publishing company respond to the industry’s strain on the environment?

by Anna Kiousi Have you ever thought about the impact the publishing industry has on the environment and our planet? […]

10 Gift ideas for the writer in your life – From most affordable to most lavish

Considering the passion of a loved one when shopping for a gift is an amazing way to show you care. […]

5 Ways audiobooks make the world of reading more accessible

Audiobooks are one of the top publishing trends for 2023, and their demand and popularity continue to soar. Whether you’re […]

How to get gender-inclusive language right in your book

by Anna Kiousi The topic of gender inclusivity can be intimidating for authors as being respectful to everyone is important […]

How to choose an editor or proofreader for your book

So, you’ve written a book, blog post, article, or essay, and now you need an editor or perhaps a proofreader. […]

The 5 grammar mistakes you don’t want to make

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Having proofread over 400 books, I’ve encountered many a common grammar error. The same mistakes pop up time and time […]

How to self-publish your book: A step-by-step guide

As a book editor, authors often ask me how to self-publish a book and what the self-publishing process entails. In […]

Editor secrets: how long will it take to edit and publish a book

As a book editor, I often get approached by authors who have just finished writing and now need an editor. […]

5 Books to gift your loved one

“Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them.” (Neil Gaiman) We all know Valentine’s Day — […]

7 Historical nonfiction books we couldn’t put down

It’s time to get familiar with history books and war memoirs. Take a look at our carefully crafted list of […]

5 Life-changing books you can finish in a week

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature,” said Maya Angelou. “If I were […]

8 Female empowerment books you need to read

There is some great fiction and nonfiction out there that discusses the experience of being a woman, rethinks our societies […]

Hitting your reading goal this year: How and why to read more

The Golden Ticket – How much money can you make from publishing a book

“I need to start reading more” No matter how many times I tell myself this, I end up not fulfiling […]

7 Lessons from J.K Rowling’s success

If we were to equate J.K. Rowling’s impressive rise to literary fame to one of the seven basic story archetypes, […]