Back Matter in Your Book

reader reading-1246520_960_720So you’ve edited and re-edited your book, you’ve tweaked and re-tweaked, and read it over so many times you’re bleary-eyed. You’re ready to publish. The front matter of all books is pretty well prescribed: title page, publication page, and perhaps an introduction or table of contents. But what the heck do you put at the back of the book? If you’ve been involved in many online forums, you’ve probably seen quite a bit of discussion about this. Let’s break it down. Continue reading “Back Matter in Your Book”

Sneak Peek: Creepier by the Dozen

Today we have a sneak peek from the collection of short stories by Stephen, Coleman, and Anneliese Hise: Creepier by the Dozen.

An anthology of twelve chilling short stories in the “Twilight Zone” tradition by a father, daughter and son team of writers. From a creepy ambulance ride with a serial killer to an apathetic and persuasive hitman, these hair-raising and original stories will haunt you long after you’ve finished reading.

Creepier by the Dozen is currently available for all eBook formats from Smashwords and in print or Kindle editions from Amazon US and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from Creepier by the Dozen:

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Sneak Peek: Postcards from Mr. Pish Volume 1

Today we have a sneak peek of Author K. S. Brooks’ educational children’s book, Postcards from Mr. Pish: A Cross-Country Journal.

Postcards from Mr. Pish follows the lovable Jack Russell Terrier, Mr. Pish, as he travels from the Atlantic Coast all the way to the Pacific Ocean! He writes about his adventures going across the United States and Canada in postcards from every state and province. From historic fishing villages to city lights to the tops of mountains and beyond, Mr. Pish shares his experiences in a fun and full-color way so children can learn about this great land.

Postcards from Mr. Pish: A Cross-Country Journal is the first book in the Mr. Pish Educational Series promoting outdoor learning and literacy. It is available in print, and as an eBook from, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers.

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Sneak Peek: A Grand Canyon

Today we have a sneak peek from the memoir by author Ken La Salle, A Grand Canyon.

Before Climbing Maya, author Ken La Salle had to face A Grand Canyon. He’d lost his wife and realized that he really couldn’t live without her. His choices were to either continue facing a life of self-destruction, drugs, and booze, or… a running start and a jump over the edge to end it all.

Ken’s story is filled with dysfunctional families, love found and lost, breakups, breakdowns, and remarkable hope. But the most amazing part of the story isn’t what set him on the road to the Grand Canyon, it’s what happened… afterwards…

A Grand Canyon, is available in eBook and audio book through, Smashwords,  and Amazon UK.

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