“Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“Passing It Forward” is a guide on self-publishing and book promotion written specifically for indie authors. Author Lucie Ataya developed this resource as she prepared to release her second novel, with the original intention of it being a one-page checklist. In its final format however, “Passing it Forward” evolved into an indispensable guide full of indie-tested practices and is a compilation of feedback from multiple self-published authors that will benefit authors of all experience levels, at every stage of the publishing journey. … More “Passing it Forward” by Lucie Ataya

“The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Carolyn Howard-Johnson helps writers tackle the most challenging step to becoming a published author: the book proposal. “The Great First Impressions Book Proposal” is a brief and to-the-point guide that teaches writers how to successfully market books, gain attention from literary agents, and kickstart their career into a lasting partnership with the publisher. … More “The Great First Impression Book Proposal” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

“Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

In “Great Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers,” Carolyn Howard-Johnson provides writers with a concise reference manual to perfect their writing skills. This book is ideal for anyone looking to develop a book proposal that will bypass the pickiest editors. With an easy to digest format, this manual is a fine resource for browsing quick editing suggestions and corrections. … More “Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers” by Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Writer Get Noticed! by Colleen M. Story

“Writer Get Noticed!” by Colleen M. Story is a holistic guide for all types of writers. I don’t mean just the ones who are trying to make a living successfully as an author. I think that this book will also serve those who write because they have a message to share. For these folks, success is measured by sharing their message, which could just be one book, articles, a blog…etc. … More Writer Get Noticed! by Colleen M. Story

“Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving

STREET JOURNALIST: UNDERSTAND & REPORT THE NEWS IN YOUR COMMUNITY Lisa LovingMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621061076Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (5/19) In “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community,” award-winning journalist Lisa Loving provides a guide to savvy community news reporting for eager young reporters and industry veterans alike. This book’s … More “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community” by Lisa Loving

“How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri

HOW TO REVISE AND RE-RELEASE YOUR BOOK Penny C. SansevieriCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781723456954Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (4/19) I’ve had “How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri on my stack of books to read for a while as I had a tough time finding time to read for my own … More “How to Revise and Re-Release Your Book” by Penny C. Sansevieri

“Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab

WRITING FOR BLISS: A COMPANION JOURNAL Diana Raab Loving Healing Press (2019) ISBN 9781615994274 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/19) “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab is the perfect complement to her book, “Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life.” Having read the … More “Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal” by Diana Raab

“Make a Zine” by Joe Biel

MAKE A ZINE Joe Biel with Bill Brent Microcosm Publishing (2017) ISBN 9781621067337 Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (7/18) This DIY guide includes everything a beginner needs to start making their own zines. “Make a Zine” also covers more advanced topics, like legality and distribution methods. Author Joe Biel consults with several fellow zine creators and artists … More “Make a Zine” by Joe Biel

“The New Business Card” by Penny C. Sansevieri

THE NEW BUSINESS CARD Penny C. Sansevieri Author Marketing Experts, Inc. (2018) ISBN 9781983546174 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (6/18) Once again Penny Sansevieri has presented excellent resources on how to expand one’s business and marketing through “The New Business Card,” a book that educates the reader on ways to highlight their expertise. This statement … More “The New Business Card” by Penny C. Sansevieri