How Do You Get an ISBN For Your Book?

ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. It’s a globally accepted standard for identifying books. Your book needs an ISBN if it is to be viable: most retailers require it and it helps people find your book.

Probably the only reason not to have an ISBN is if you aren’t going to sell your book and don’t care if people read it. But if that’s the case, why write or publish it in the first place? …   read more>>

Five Reasons a Writer Should Go With a Traditional Publisher

In “Why Self-publishing Versus Traditional Publishing Doesn’t Matter” I pointed out that both options have the potential to satisfy the core needs of a writer seeking publication. Writers must carefully consider the pros and cons of each option before pursuing either one. The next four posts will consider some of these issues.

To start the discussion, here are five reasons why a writer should go with a traditional publisher…  read more>>