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The WordForge

The WordForge

By Joshua Cook
Writing, Self-publishing, and exploring the world of the Forgemaster series and beyond.
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The WordForge, Episode Seven.
A bit about knowing when to walk away from a project, Kindle Vella, and why to always read your competition. 
July 22, 2021
Episode Six - The WordForge
The joys of advertising books. What you need to know about Amazon and Facebook ads, and a bit about the wild world of social media for authors. And of course why I think tweets about Books are in fact, useless.
July 15, 2021
The WordForge, Episode Five.
This week, keywords! KDP keywords that is. Also, a bit more about scams, and how best to avoid being taken for a ride by those who aren't out to do anything but take your money. 
July 07, 2021
Episode Four - The WordForge
What does Wide vs. Narrow mean when it comes to self publishing? Why book length matters in this case and what you need to know about how Amazon handles those who don't follow the rules. (It's bad for you, just a hint.)
June 23, 2021
The WordForge, Episode Three.
Cover art! Where to get it, what kinds, tips on getting it made, and what the various kinds of covers are and do. Also, a bit more about traditional publishing vs self publishing.
June 16, 2021
Episode Two - The Wordforge
The joys of editing, what are beta readers, and why you really need an editor, even if you don't think you need one.
June 09, 2021
The Wordforge, Episode One.
Introduction, what the Wordforge is, and how it helps you, as a first time writer. Also will include bits about my stories, world building and background information.
June 02, 2021