Derek Haines

A Cambridge CELTA English teacher and author with a passion for writing and all forms of publishing. My days are spent writing and blogging, as well as testing and taming new technology.

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Book Promotion Strategies

3 Practical Book Promotion Strategies For Your New Book

You have probably read about many different book promotion strategies, but three are always practical and effective for a new book. You will spend a lot of time and effort promoting your new book after publishing. But unless you get the foundations right before you publish, you might waste a lot of time, effort, and…

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Promoting Books With Tumblr

Promoting Your Books With Tumblr Is Quick And Simple

Promoting books with Tumblr is often overlooked by self-published authors. It’s an effective and easy way to extend your book promotion. Yes, you use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and your blog or website. But with Tumblr, you can use your existing book promotion posts and articles to reach a new audience. Tumblr is a cross between…

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KDP Word Count File Sizes And Pages

Minimum And Maximum KDP Word Count, File Sizes, And Pages

It’s not easy to find definitive information regarding a minimum or maximum KDP word count for Kindle ebooks. For many new self-publishing authors, finding related information on Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Help can be challenging. If you are looking for maximum file sizes or numbers of pages for print books, you have to dig very…

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Publish Your Writing

10 Different Ways You Can Publish Your Writing Today For Free

No matter what you write, you have plenty of options to publish your writing, so you don’t have to be limited by traditional publishing methods. Publishing comes in many forms today, from books and magazines to websites, blogs, and social media. Whether you’re a budding author, poet, short story writer, or online content creator, you…

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