Author Archives: Kobo Writing Life

Cruising Writers France 2017 Retreat

Feed Your Creativity with a Writing Retreat This time of year, it’s easy to crawl into our writing hole and disappear for a few months. We label that time with things like “introvert recovery” and “deadlines” and “playing catch up.” Maybe we’ll emerge, see our shadow, and run back into hiding. After all, it’s more comfortable to stay in our

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How to Grow Sales in France

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If you write in English and have translated your books into French or some other foreign language, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself faced with the unique challenge of selling books in markets where you may not speak the language. It’s difficult enough to gain visibility in English-speaking countries, but trying to do so in France or Germany? That can seem even

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2016 Kobo Holiday Processing Schedule

This is a friendly reminder that as the holiday season approaches the schedule for our regular content processing services will be adjusted. Please be advised that normal content processing will be unavailable between December 19, 2016 and December 29, 2016. To ensure all new titles and promotional pricing scheduled for this period are available on site, please deliver all assets,

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Ebook Quality Assurance: The last 20% is the most important

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by Joshua Tallent You’ve done it! You finally finished the last sentence of your book. Maybe it was the novel you wrote for NANOWRIMO (my 12-year-old daughter is still working on hers), or maybe it was the non-fiction book you wrote based on 20 years in your industry. Regardless of the topic or genre, you now face the daunting task

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