KDP exclusive or Go Wide – How to write your first ebook

So, you are the proud owner of a finished manuscript. The title rocks, the cover attracts every ounce of attention, and you have chosen (or not) an awesome pen name. Are you ready to publish your ebook?     Yes, but where can we do that? If this is indeed your first self-published ebook, I Read more about KDP exclusive or Go Wide – How to write your first ebook[…]

My KDP income report: how to make 2500€ a month writing ebooks

Looking back at this amazing year, I can’t help but think of November 2016. I was full of doubts, not sure whether to go through with this “writing thing”, wondering if success stories I read on the blogosphere were really true… So, for all those aspring indie writers carrying the same heavy load of self-doubt, Read more about My KDP income report: how to make 2500€ a month writing ebooks[…]

Help! Hackers leaked my ebooks for free – who will buy them anymore?

One day I was curious and decided to search for my ebooks on Google, hoping to see a few positive reviews or at least a couple of mentions on some websites. Boy was I shocked to notice the following links: That was not the kind of mentions I had in mind… Yes, hackers leaked my Read more about Help! Hackers leaked my ebooks for free – who will buy them anymore?[…]

Designing ebook cover – How to write your first ebook

So, you have the perfect title. It is both endearing and filled with enhanced SEO keywords. Your book is being proofread by a freelance editor.     What’s the next step? Designing ebook cover of course! Designing ebook cover I have a working knowledge of photo editing and have been doing it for years now. Read more about Designing ebook cover – How to write your first ebook[…]

How to Write Your First eBook – Polishing your style

Theoretically at this point you already managed to write a first vomit draft. 100-150 pages of raw material that holds the essence of your plotline. The next step involves polishing your writing over and over until you get a beautiful manuscript you are actually proud of. Polishing your writing – can it be any more Read more about How to Write Your First eBook – Polishing your style[…]

Defeating the blank page – How to Write Your First eBook

Defeating the blank page is often pictured as a romanticized struggle of the young aspiring writer trying to make a living using only the wit of their words.   What’s the big deal about the blank page? Nothing really. It is just a concept hyped by Hollywood TV shows or struggling wannabe writers desperate to Read more about Defeating the blank page – How to Write Your First eBook[…]

How to write my first ebook – The idea comes first..or does it?

This series of posts is compiled wisdom of some sorts on “how to write my first ebook”, rather than a strict guideline to follow per say. In fact a more appropriate title would have been: “how I managed to write successful books”, but please indulge the SEO title bullshit. It seems the only way to Read more about How to write my first ebook – The idea comes first..or does it?[…]