Category Archives: About Books

eBooks and DRM: Should eBook Authors Use Digital Rights Management (DRM)?

What is DRM? Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a term that refers to a set of control technology approaches that restrict unauthorized access and use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works in digital media. While the applications are endless, the … Continue reading

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What is a Book Blurb?

In the last decade, self-publishing has grown exponentially with the emergence of platforms such as Amazon Kindle and CreateSpace – that have made publishing a book an easy and accessible process. Numerous independent authors have been able to leverage different … Continue reading

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The Struggles of a Self-Published Author

  When it comes to writing, many people worry that they are not going to make enough to live on. This is especially true when it comes to self-publishing your book. Now while it is the easier option, there are … Continue reading

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The Marketing Value of a Good Book Cover

An author may invest all the time, effort and fortune for writing, editing and publishing a book, but leaves very little for the cover design forgetting that the cover is the reader’s first impression of the book. For well-known authors, … Continue reading

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The Parts of an eBook

Over the years, I have learned more about eBook structure and components of an eBook. When it comes to the parts of an eBook, you need to do a little research on what readers expect from a standard eBook and … Continue reading

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How To Scan (Read) Non-Fiction

  How To Scan (Read) Non-Fiction Materials/Books For Rapid Reading Everyone does some reading every day. People read for three different reasons: For entertainment. To gather information. To further ones’ knowledge on a subject matter. Since most people read at … Continue reading

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Skimming, Scanning And Reading

Skimming, Scanning And Reading  Books and Other Materials Skimming Skimming is a reading technique that entails reading only main ideas within a text to get an overall impression of its content. It is not a haphazard process where one places … Continue reading

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