What Does The Book Guru Suggest?

If you have never heard of him you are in for a treat. Joel Friedlander of The Book Designer has found some sites that are offering us some great information for writers. I love stumbling across these sites that share there tips on becoming better at what we do and that is writing. Happy Reading!

English: monobook icon. Français : signalétiqu...

English: monobook icon. Français : signalétique monobook. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This Week in the Blogs, November 24 – 30, 2013


Wow, is November really over? It seems like a whirlwind of activity since the excitement over National Novel Writing Month began, and now it’s over. I hope there are lots of juicy first drafts out there, and that these books—or many of them—will reach publication. In the meantime, there’s lots of great reading here, and at the bottom a wrap up on our Nano Promotion. Cheers!

Penny Sansevieri on Author Marketing Experts Blog
Author Alert: Resolving the Amazon Keyword Issue
“I had read somewhere that Jeff Bezos reads all of his email. I don’t know if that’s true or an Amazon urban legend but I figured it was worth a try. So I took the email they gave me for KDP (their standard email) and wrote the following note to both Jeff Bezos and KDP. Candidly, I assumed it would lead nowhere:”

John Amy on Promo Design
10 Tips for designing your Kindle Ebook Cover
“The secret is to produce something that attracts your particular audience and conveys the substance and quality of the writing – and ideally enhances it.”