Pros and Cons of Expanded Distribution

First of all, what is expanded distribution? It is a service provided by Amazon to a select group of paperback authors. If your paperback meets the eligibility criteria of trim size and paper type, then you can opt into the programme. What it does is make your book available to distributors, like Ingram, who sendContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Expanded Distribution”

Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings out now and available for free!

My new book, Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings, is out now. It is also on a free book promotion. The story is about a troubled young person that goes on quite the fantasy adventure. Please get a copy and even gift one if you can. It costs nothing. I hope you enjoy the book.Continue reading “Souhail and the Realm of Superbeings out now and available for free!”

How To Be a Good Student

What does it take to be a good student? Below is a how-to guide that will help anyone struggling with school or uni. Focus on Quality If you’re writing an essay, make sure it is well-written and well-structured. Does it have a introduction, body and conclusion? Is the argument presented coherently or circuralry (circular argumentationContinue reading “How To Be a Good Student”

Self-publishing is really hard

I have been finding it difficult to do this self-publishing thing. It’s really hard, in practice. Traditional publishing still involves a marketing effort, though. It seems that everyone is publishing books these days. It’s kind of hard to stand out. That’s not to say that I haven’t enjoyed my fair bit of success. I gaveContinue reading “Self-publishing is really hard”

How to Market Your Book

I’m still learning how to do this. I’ve gained a lot of knowledge on the topic of book marketing, though. Firstly, use all the tools at your disposal. Secondly and thirdly, you should promote and advertise your book respectively. I’ll go through these points in turn. If you are using a site like Amazon, thenContinue reading “How to Market Your Book”

The Meaning of Life

I was once tasked to answer this question in a school debate. I didn’t do so well, saying that it had to do with assuming your intergenerational responsibility. I realize now I was talking about the circle of life. All the while, I should have focused on life fulfillment. The meaning of life is intrinsicallyContinue reading “The Meaning of Life”