In the late 50’s, Allen Ginsberg asked his friend Jack Kerouac to explain his concept of “spontaneous prose”. Kerouac responded with a series of maxims that are, in turn, inspirational, provocative and, sometimes, baffling. And, like almost everything Kerouac did, they’re just plain cool. This video picks some of our favorites. Watch […]
Successful authors have done one single, simple thing that has helped them vault to success writing children’s books. In this video, Jon tells you exactly what it is!
If you’re self-publishing an ebook, app, or print book that you plan to sell online — bypassing the bookstores — you get to follow a slightly different set of “rules”.
Ever wish you could give your book’s setting that “you are there” feeling, but can’t afford the plane ticket to do the in-person research? Now you can experience the next best thing: virtual travel.
Are you thinking about creating an app for children, but have no idea where to start? Our App Expert Karen Robertson has helped many writers realize their goal of producing a children’s story app, and has created an easy step-by-step process.
In this post, she shares the first step in her system.
Recently, top children’s book editor Emma Dryden sat down for a video chat with CBI Publisher Laura Backes.
In this, the second of three parts, Emma weighs in on the latest publishing trends, and discusses how authors can connect with teens and tweens.
With Youtube now the #2 search engine on earth, it’s vital that all writers know the ins and outs of crafting memorable videos.
In this exclusive webinar, learn how easy it is to create incredible videos that will help your book marketing efforts.