This episode comes from questions I got from several members of my course and Facebook group– is it really possible to make money as a self-published children’s author? Is the income consistent? How much are we talking here? All good questions, and all get... read more
In this episode, I talk about a topic that trips up many self-published children’s authors: how to price your book so it actually sells. But beyond just selling, it’s important that you actually make some money from your books so you can keep creating... read more
On this week’s episode, I cover a question that many aspiring children’s authors ask themselves: is self-publishing the right choice for me? As you’ve probably gathered by now, I’m a big advocate of self-publishing, but the truth is that... read more
On this solo episode of the podcast, I’m tackling a topic that’s a little controversial in the indie children’s book world. You may have heard other self-published authors talk about giving away copies of their book for free and wondered, “Why... read more
One of the most overwhelming parts of becoming a self-published children’s author is figuring out what you really need to publish your book and make it a success. There’s a lot of well-intentioned advice out there about the million and one things you can... read more
My guest on the podcast this week is Lynelle Woolley, self-published children’s author of the fantastic series Flower Girl World. I reached out to Lynelle after running across her books in the Kindle store and being extremely impressed with how attractive,... read more
Do you ever feel like your creativity isn’t flowing, and you’re having trouble coming up with an idea for your next (or first) children’s book? Well not anymore. Behold: The Children’s Book Title Machine! The Children’s Book Title Machine... read more
My guest this week is Catherine Driscoll, self-published author of the hit book “The Town Turkey.” Catherine wrote it based on a funny event that happened in her town, and ended up turning the idea into a very successful first book! In this interview she... read more
Author’s Note: Although I wrote this article for children’s authors, and there are a few things that are unique to children’s books, these methods work for any author in any genre who needs to get more reviews! Please share it with any authors you... read more
This week my guest is Carol Ekster, who taught children for 35 years before retiring in 2009 and devoting herself full-time to writing children’s books. She has written around 50(!) books so far, and has 3 books published through traditional publishing,... read more
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Hi, I'm Beau. I'm the author of 4 children's books and a dad to two awesome kids. I started this site to help aspiring children's book authors like me to get their books written, illustrated, formatted, published, and sold. Find out more here.