Beta readers: a writer’s secret weapon

It is rare to find a writer who has never doubted that their work will be appreciated, understood, or credible to their audience. While those fears can be assuaged with the help of a developmental and literary editor, the best way to really get inside a reader’s head is to send your work to readers! […]

Shattering Common Myths About Writing A Book

Once you have begun the process of writing your first book, chances are you’ve encountered at least one setback – whether logistical, creative, or even a mental block. Add to this the many myths you hear about the writing process, and you may find yourself struggling to sort fact from fiction! But before you get […]

A Guide to Intellectual Property: Frequently Asked Questions

You may be surprised to know that once you have written even just a portion of your book, your book is automatically copyrighted – that means, you have full ownership of your book, which grants you the exclusive right to reproduce the work, prepare derivative works, distribute copies for sale or trade (or even transfer […]

Should you leave your story open-ended?

Both writers and readers look forward to the last chapter in the book. While the writers yearn to finally finish their manuscript, readers are eager to know how the story ends, and where the characters end up. As a reader, you have probably encountered stories that choose to remain open-ended, leaving the readers to wonder […]

BooxAI vs Scribe: Which Company Serves Non-Fiction Writers Better?

Note: Because Scribe Media only publishes non-fiction, we will be focusing on comparing the two companies under the assumption you are publishing non-fiction. Please check out our other articles in our comparison series, where we do side-by-side comparisons of BooxAI and other top self-publishing companies like Bookbaby and Kindle Direct Publishing.   In the digital […]

How to Fill Up the BooxAi Form: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you interested in publishing your very own book? Do you have dreams of seeing your name and body of work on a hardcover book?  Filling out the BooxAI form takes you one step closer to achieving that dream.  Check out this tutorial to get started.    The Complete Step-by-Step Process   Step 1: Click […]

BOOXAI vs KDP: Which Option Is Right For You?

As you research your options as an independent author, you will undoubtedly come across the companies that dominate the self-publishing market (BookBaby, Ingram Sparks, and a slew of others). With a wealth of choices, it can be difficult to decide which option is right for your specific needs. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing is one of […]

BOOXAI vs BookBaby: Who Should You Publish With?

If you are currently on the self-publishing journey, you have probably researched the main competitors dominating the market (BookBaby, IngramSpark, etc.). While there are a wealth of options sprouting up on the internet, these companies are not all created equal. Most smaller companies can only provide services for authors who have ready-to-publish work, or charge […]

Should You Design Your Own Book Cover? Why A Pro is The Way To Go

There are several steps between an author putting pen to paper and getting their first book published. Once the manuscript has been written and edited to perfection, a considerable amount of time must be put into putting the actual visuals of the product together. In traditional publishing houses, there is a department devoted to designing […]

Selling Books Online: Self-Promotion Strategies That Work

There is so much preparation and hard work that goes into writing a book and getting it published – and once your book is out in the world, your work continues. While your accomplishment is sure to draw excitement from your peers and your inner circle, you are going to have to expand out of […]