Trouble in Paradise…or Dying in Paradise?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor I can’t remember how many times I have been told to write about what you know. In fact, I can’t remember how many times I have advised the same thing to others either! What I forget to…

Finding the Right Fit: Hiring an Editor

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor All authors need a second pair of eyes on their work and hiring an editor can be one of the most important parts of your book’s success. Finding a professional editor who shares your vision, maintains your…

Interview with Melissa Muldoon – Author of “Eternally Artemisia”

ETERNALLY ARTEMISIA Melissa MuldoonMatta Press (2019)ISBN 9780997634877Review and Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (5/19) Melissa Muldoon is the author of three novels set in Italy: “Dreaming Sophia,” “Waking Isabella,” and “Eternally Artemisia.” All three books tell the stories…

What to Do with Your Backlisted Title

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This is a question that has been nagging me for a while. When I first published my first edition, I knew nothing about the Indie publishing industry. Yet my book, did not do bad at all, considering…

Interview with Patrice D. Wilkerson – Author of “Through It All I’m Going To Make It”

THROUGH IT ALL, I’M GOING TO MAKE IT, A COLLECTION OF POETRY Patrice D. WilkersonCreateSpace (2018)ISBN 9781729638255Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (03/19) Patrice Wilkerson is an MBA graduate who loves writing about the Lord. She has been writing…

Are Literary Awards and Book Reviews Relevant to Sales?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor We all know that many readers check the reviews before deciding on a book, so no wonder most authors rush out to get book review requests even before the launch of their new title. We also know,…

How to Make a Good Story for Readers

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor Why do some books remain memorable, their characters living in our minds as time goes by from the time we first put the book down? We all look for knowledge and wisdom in books. But why do…