6 Best Self-Published Book Awards in 2020

6 Best Self-Published Book Awards in 2020

Who wouldn’t want to be an “Award-Winning Author,” right? You might even daydream about having one of those glossy golden seals embedded in your cover design. Indie authors can see that dream come true by participating in self-published book...

Hal Banfield Author Q&A

Gatekeeper Press Author Q&A 1. When did you first know you wanted to be a writer?    To be totally honest, I would spend many years with story ideas and creative concepts in my head but in reality, I never considered creative writing as a career. The most writing...
How Many Pages Should a Book Be to Publish?

How Many Pages Should a Book Be to Publish?

When an aspiring author sits down to create their first book, one of the first questions they might ask is “How many pages should my book be?” Right from the outset, the writer has success on their mind, hoping to hit all the right benchmarks that will give their book...
Common Parts of a Book: Self-Publishing Guide

Common Parts of a Book: Self-Publishing Guide

For all the books we may have read during our lifetime, we probably haven’t paid much attention to the actual parts that, collectively, comprise the interior content of books. From the title page that launches the front matter to the index or bibliography that...
How to Publish a Cookbook in 6 Steps

How to Publish a Cookbook in 6 Steps

If you are lucky enough to be a rock star in the kitchen, the idea of sharing your skills with others may inspire you to publish your cookbook. Sharing these culinary delights with a mass audience just makes sense, as people are always hungry for novel recipe ideas....