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The top 5 mistakes South African authors make when self-publishing a book

The top 5 mistakes South African authors make when self-publishing a book

 

This article will take a good look at the top 5 mistakes made by South African authors who self-publish their book.  Far too few South African authors find their writing being celebrated. Professing your passion for the pen almost feels like a whispered admission of unemployment. Not something you would want to own up to around your friend’s braai. Let’s take an honest look at why your writing might not be garnering the critical acclaim you know it deserves.

Mistake #1 - Poor covers

Too many authors make the mistake of placing their face on the front cover. This might work if you only ever intended to sell to your friends and family. If you plan to reach outside South Africa’s porous borders (which every author should be), then placing your face on the front cover will deter the reader who does not relate to your mug.

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How to create a custom email signature in Microsoft Outlook (and why you should!)

How to create a custom email signature in Microsoft Outlook (and why you should!)

 

A warm welcome to our tutorial, the goal dear adventuring reader is an email signature. Not just any email signature but one that will make the email-recipient cry tears of joy as your design washes over their eyeballs. 

 

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A post about author royalties and where to find out how much Amazon will pay you.

A post about author royalties and where to find out how much Amazon will pay you.

 

 Tired of wondering where your money is? Worry no more! This post will help that faithful legion of authors loyal to the self-publishing megolith - Amazon - better understand when their dosh will be paid.

This video was made to help authors by digging into live author accounts and then demonstrating which reports an author should use to remain on top of their payment schedule.

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