Category Archives: Self-Publishing

Author Photo – Part II

Back in June 2016, I wrote about the need for a new author photo, and my desire to hire a professional photographer “soon.” It only took ten months, and here it is: the photo was taken a few days before … Continue reading

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Amazon Author Central: Author Pages

If you are a self-published author, whose book is sold on Amazon, you should sign up for Author Central accounts and set up Author Pages on various international Amazon sites. It’s a free service provided by Amazon, which lets you promote yourself … Continue reading

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Goodreads Author Program

When I finished writing The Vegan Tourist: Vienna and started to promote it, I signed up for the Goodreads Author Program. Goodreads is basically an online book club. The site was launched in 2007, and it is described as “the world’s … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing: Promoting Your Book Takes A Lot of Time

When you self-publish a book, the work isn’t done when you finish writing it, and finally manage to publish it. About half of the work involved in the self-publishing process is still ahead of you: promoting your book. When I … Continue reading

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Author Photo

Every writer needs an Author Photo. It’s an essential part of every press kit. It’s been twenty years, since a professional photographer took photographs of me, and, damn, did I look good in those photos. But even I know that I’ve changed (a … Continue reading

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