Book Publishing and Home Building

Book Publishing and Home Building

Putting out a book is like building a house—you need to start with good plans, and it takes a lot of work. And if you approach self-publishing with the amount of rigor it takes to build a house by focusing on the blueprints, hiring the right contractors, having...
Another Free Image Resource

Another Free Image Resource

In 2015 I wrote a post about free image resources and how they can be useful. Here’s an update to that post: also check out Pikwizard. They reached out to me and asked to be included in this list. I flipped through their site and the images download with no...
A Facelift

A Facelift

How we went from all these words to what you see today (we asked a flash fictionist to do it). The old goodbookdevelopers.com was a handsome site (if I do say so myself)—but it was too dense. There were over 1200 words on the homepage. That’s more than anyone...
Submittable On Promotion

Submittable On Promotion

Michael FitzGerald, one of the founders of Submittable (which you’re probably familiar with, if you’ve ever submitted your work for consideration at a magazine or publishing company), recently pointed me to an article he wrote about the challenges of, and...