Angela’s Desk

Self-publishing May Be the Last Bastion of Free Speech

Self-publishing May Be the Last Bastion of Free Speech

He has been shopping a new manuscript to traditional publishers, and said some now have verbiage in their guidelines saying that they won't accept any manuscripts that don't have any...…

OOPS! Author Published Other People’s REAL Phone Numbers In His Novel!

OOPS! Author Published Other People’s REAL Phone Numbers In His Novel!

My first thought was that the author included his own phone numbers as a creative way to get readers to contact him directly. I Googled the numbers. I was wrong. They are real phone numbers belonging to a state office in Pennsylvania, an Automax dealership, a woman the author does not know...…

Affordable Book Trailers for Authors and Service Trailers for Writers!

Affordable Book Trailers for Authors and Service Trailers for Writers!

Did you know that video advertising is the #1 way to attract eyeballs online? Many people pan over text-only social media posts. Graphics are more attractive and, thus, gain more attention. However, videos, especially ones that have a great hook in the very beginning, convince viewers to KEEP WATCHING...…

2020 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

2020 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

Considering self-publishing? Check out this price comparison featuring 17 of the most popular Print on Demand publishing service providers! …

ARE YOU A VICTIM? Top 10 Ways Publishers are Fleecing Authors

ARE YOU A VICTIM? Top 10 Ways Publishers are Fleecing Authors

Unfortunately, there are so many bad actors in the publishing industry now that many authors don't know where to turn. Today, I'm sharing a list of what I feel are the absolute worst ways many of them are fleecing authors. AVOID BUYING THESE SERVICES!…

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