Children's books need amazing illustrations, but where do you find illustrators? Learn about portfolios, contracts, spec sheets, file delivery, and mor…
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I just updated my catalog - here's how.
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Deciding the right format for your indie published book. 
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Don't Publish the First Thing you Write! Instead learn the craft of writing for kids and study the market. 
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If you indie publish books for kids, you need to think about your audience? What kids will read your books? And what adults will buy your books? Parent…
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Don't Leap Blind! You need to decide on audience, format and genre before leaping into an indie publishing program. Or else, you'll be lost when it com…
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Eight typical indie publishers: Handsome Hardcover, eBook Teen, Gutsy Jack-of-All Formats, Courageous Middle Grade, eBook Kids, Niche Nancy, Bookstore …
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Your copyright lasts 70 years after you. When you're OLD, your copyright is still a baby. It's got 70 fruitful years to live. Read more about the impor…
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I know what you’re thinking. Self-publishing or indie-publishing, yuk! Ten years ago, I would’ve agreed with you. But the world has shifted and I want …
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In 2018, I sold 23,093 books! Let your creativity flourish as you learn to trust yourself again.
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Finding illustrators is a key task when you publish a children's picture book. Picture book, by definition, include art. Let me say upfront, that this …
Well, it depends!
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