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Quickie Books™ by Penguin Random House | April Fools

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We’re Penguin Random House, the world’s leading book publisher. People love our books. But one issue we hear from our readers is there isn’t enough time to read them all, which is why we’re excited to help you enjoy more books faster with our new product line, Quickie Books by Penguin Random House. Quickie Books […]

How to Write a Book Faster | iWriterly

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Are you looking to write your book faster? In this iWriterly video, we will discuss 14 tricks to finish your manuscript sooner. Coming up! Heya, book nerds! I’m Meg LaTorre, and on this episode of iWriterly, let’s talk about how we can write a book faster. Before we get into today’s content, hit the subscribe […]

Meet the Author: Megan Griswold (THE BOOK OF HELP)

Meet the Author: Megan Griswold (THE BOOK OF HELP)

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Hi, I’m Megan Griswold, and I’m author of The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies. It’s a non-traditional look and a non-cliche look at how we try to grow, and move along, and evolve as human beings without being irritatingly didactic, but hopefully open, and honest, and sometimes embarrassingly so. And hopefully, you’ll be […]

How to Write Chinese Symbols for Furniture : How to Write “Bookshelf” in Chinese

How to Write Chinese Symbols for Furniture : How to Write “Bookshelf” in Chinese

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Now let’s learn the word for “bookshelf” – ” shu jia”. “Shu” as in the word means “book”. And “jia” means “shelf”. So in Chinese different kind of shelves you can call them generally “jia zi”. So this is actually another word for all kinds of shelves. Here we use the first character. In the […]

‘The Night Tiger’ Author Yangsze Choo on the Surprising Way She Gets Exercise | Reese’s Book Club

‘The Night Tiger’ Author Yangsze Choo on the Surprising Way She Gets Exercise | Reese’s Book Club

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– I write at home and one thing that’s been very distracting is some of the wildlife. I’ve seen some punch it out squirrel battles on the back fence and that’s been very distracting. I did see this the other day and I stopped work ’cause I was like, who’s winning, hmm? Hi, I’m Yangsze […]

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

DIY Hardcover Book | Case Bookbinding Tutorial | Sea Lemon

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Case binding is a common type of hardcover for books. The pages are arranged in signatures and glued together in a text block. Then the text block is glued to the cover. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to case bind a hardcover book. Here’s a list of materials and tools I’ll be using. […]

Inside the Book: Zachary R. Wood (UNCENSORED)

Inside the Book: Zachary R. Wood (UNCENSORED)

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The book is broken up into three parts. The first part is about my experience growing up with a mother who had schizoaffective disorder, a combination of bipolar and schizophrenia. The second part is about my time in DC growing up with my father under very challenging material and financial circumstances, being a kid from […]

I Wrote An Entire Book In 30 Days

I Wrote An Entire Book In 30 Days

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– (sighs) I don’t know if I can do this. (groaning) I’d really like to go back in time, and punch myself for thinking this was a good idea. (upbeat music) Every year, there is a worldwide challenge called, National Novel Writing Month. Also known as, NaNoWriMo. And this takes place every year during the […]

3 Sales-Generating Elements Every Book Cover MUST Have!

3 Sales-Generating Elements Every Book Cover MUST Have!

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It turns out people really do judge a book by its cover, you may have written an incredible book but if your book cover doesn’t entice your potential audience into buying your book your story will never be read. Your book cover is your ultimate point of purchase sales pitch. Having a book cover that […]

DIY Book Pocket | Sea Lemon

DIY Book Pocket | Sea Lemon

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Awhile ago, I made a tutorial on how make a Moleskine style notebook. Since then, many of you have asked how to add a pocket to it. So in this tutorial, I will show you how to add an expandable pocket to the back of your book. I still use the original book I made […]