Self-Publishing vs. Traditional (and How-to)

How to Get Your Book Done Quickly

A Cautionary Tale by Angela Eschler As a coach, speaker, or business owner, you may have heard that being a bestselling author gives you more credibility than being a doctor these days—that it’s the golden ticket to business success. So obviously, you need to get your book out there quickly so you can use it…

When Is Fair Use Fair?

by Michele Preisendorf with Angela Eschler Writers love quotes. What word-nerd doesn’t? We tape them on our mirrors, dashboards, and walls and post them to our websites. We like them to set the tone for our novels, start our nonfiction chapters off with inspiration and insight, and add authority to our own ideas. But many…

How to Self-Publish: A Checklist

by Chris Bigelow So, you’ve completed a manuscript that you feel is worthy of publication. Now it’s time to share it with the world! If you’ve decided to go the self-publishing route, below is a checklist that will help you think through the process and what’s involved. If you’re traditionally publishing, this list also applies…

Traditional or Self-Publishing?

It All Depends on You! by Kate Willoughby and Angela Eschler You just wrote “The End” on that last page and you’re ready to heave a well-deserved sigh of relief. But just as you’re ready to fill your lungs with the sweet breath of accomplishment, you’re sucker punched with the ragged reality that this isn’t…

Pitching to Agents

by Elana Johnson As the pitch and query editor at Eschler Editing, I know that in-person pitching can inspire fear in the most stoic of individuals (even more than writing queries)! If pitching to an agent or editor gives you the heebie-jeebies, take comfort that you’re not alone, and then take a deep breath and get…