New Release: “Unlocking the Schoolhouse Door,” by Larry White, Sheds Light on So-Called School Reform

Lucky Bat Books is excited to announce a new release just in time for the heated political season. In Unlocking the Schoolhouse Door: Essays on the Misunderstandings of Public Education, former educator and author Larry White takes readers inside the classroom to reveal what’s happening—and what...

See You at the NW Book Festival? We Hope So!

Love books? Love writing? Love meeting authors? Curious about how Lucky Bat Books chooses its authors and publishes books? Let’s talk. — Drop by the 7th Annual NW Book Festival on Saturday, July 25, from 11 to 5 pm. Meet Lucky Bat Books managing editors Dayle Dermatis and Sarah Hoggatt. Ask...

Book Marketing and Kindle Unlimited: A Left-Brain Perspective for Small Publishers

By Jeff Posey Is Kindle Unlimited (KU) a game-changer for small publishers? It certainly could be. But it’s also certainly not yet. Bottom line: Until the KU subscriber base is large enough to move the market (and this could be a small base of avid readers who give lots of recommendations to their friends...

SEO for Book Publishers: Five-Step Tune Up by Jeff Posey

My brother is an electrical engineer for a company that specializes in listening for the echoes of explosions. They make a big noise, sound waves travel into the earth, are reflected by various layers, and faint echoes travel back to an array of geophones on the surface. That’s how modern humans search for...

How to Design a Compelling Book Cover

Lucky Bat Books cover design artist Theresa Rose shares some of her insights on designing covers for ebooks and print. We simply asked what makes a good book cover design and then transcribed Theresa’s words: Good Design? Multiple Components Enter the Picture: Typography and the use of a font that...

O’ the Places Your Blog Can Go

Write it once. Send it many many places. That’s my philosophy of blogs. And with all the apps making it easy to feed a blog from one place to another, it’s just crazy to let it appear in all its glory just once and once only on your website. Make that blog work for you by feeding it to your...

Don’t Forget Your Print Book E-Store

One of the biggest gifts of the huge changes in the publishing world is the access writers now have to distribution channels. And chief amongst these channels for the indie writer is Amazon and its print partner, CreateSpace. These are powerful distribution and marketing channels. As I was talking with a...

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