What Type of Edit Does Your Book Need?

We get a lot of questions about editing here at Bublish. Among other things, writers wonder what type of editing they need for their book, how much editing costs, and how long it takes to go through a particular phase of editing. With all these questions in mind, we’ve put together this overview of the […]

Bublish Success Story: The Christmastime Series by Linda Mahkovec

Before author Linda Mahkovec started working with Bublish, she was having little success selling copies of her books, even though her stories were highly reviewed. Her problem was marketing. Too few people knew about her great books. That’s changing quickly now. Working with Bublish as her distribution and marketing partner, Linda has seen strong growth […]

Bublish’s Top 3 Self-Publishing Predictions for 2020 and Beyond

It’s the beginning of a new decade, so I thought it was time to write my first “publishing predictions” blog. The first two decades of the new millennium were filled with innovation and disruption in the publishing industry. Online bookselling, the rise of Amazon, the tremendous growth of self-publishing, and the popularization of the eBook […]

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The Top Two Things Award-Winning Books Have in Common

In today’s crowded book marketplace, winning a book award can help an indie author catch a reader’s attention and indicate to that reader that this book is worthy of their time. A book award can also convince booksellers and librarians that a title is worth adding to their collections. Book awards help indie authors stand […]

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Is Over! What Should Writers Do Next?

The focused frenzy that is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) ended on November 30. Thousands of writers around the world spent last month striving to hit ambitious daily writing goals in order to complete the first draft of a 50,000-word manuscript. Everyone who participated and made an effort should pat themselves on the back. Participation […]

Don’t Let the Holidays Stop You From Writing Your Book

Ho! Ho! Ho! Thanksgiving is next week and the holiday season is officially upon us. Everyone gets busy around the holidays, but it’s actually a great time to write your book. The thousands of writers around the world who are participating in National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, know this to be true. […]

Boo! Why You Should Scare Yourself Every Day.

Happy Halloween! Do you scare yourself on a regular basis? I’m not talking about a bad hair day or a spooky Halloween costume. I mean, do you take risks? Do you step out of your comfort zone? Do you undertake activities that you’ve never done before? If your answer is no, we encourage you to […]

What Authors Can Learn from Big Brands and How They Make Us Care

Roughly 60 million people visit Starbucks locations around the world each week, which adds up to more than 3 trillion visitors yearly. As a result, Starbucks is one of the top brands in the coffee industry. My husband is a Dunkin’ Donuts guy and is always amazed that I am willing to pay so much […]

Bublish’s Top 3 Takeaways from Book Expo America and BookCon 2019

We’re back from a very successful Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon 2019 in New York City. It’s the biggest gathering of the book industry here in the US, and the place to spot emerging trends. The growing influence of the indies was palpable with more authors in attendance than ever before and more exposure for those […]