books for children

When I was little, just like anyone else reading this article, I used to read a lot of children’s books. I always had this thing for fairytales, but what I was truly fascinated by were beautifully drawn illustrations. As a 5 year old, I would try to redraw my favorite characters. My technique involved sticking […]

Writing children’s books can be a very ambitious endeavor even for a seasoned writer or illustrator. I say this because when it comes to the little munchkins one should really know how to keep their attention. It’s not easy but with Flipsnack all of you who aspire to become the new J.K. Rowling or Dr. […]

“New year, new me!” That’s what I always tell myself at the beginning of each year. A new start means setting new goals but somehow the one that sticks around each year is to read more. In 2017 I started reading more diverse content and listening to podcasts. Love a good podcast and a long […]

book marketing tips

It’s easier than ever to become a published author. With today’s technology and with all the self publishing platforms out there, it doesn’t take much to self publish a book. When you go this way, the most difficult part it the promotion, because without a publishing house you lack some very important resources. As an […]

page turner

Today’s post is for all the passionate binge readers from out there. We’re going to talk about page turners published in 2017, and then you proceed to reading about page turners to read in 2018. I chose to present books from different genres, so that everybody will find a great book to read, regardless of […]

make digital books online

What is a digital book A digital book (also known as electronic book, e-book or ebook) is a lengthy publication that has been published in a digital format. Reading it requires a digital device, such as an e-reader, tablet, computer or smartphone. Nowadays most books are published in 2 version: printed and digital, but there […]

illustrated idioms about reading

We rarely think about the literal meaning of idioms in our mother tongue. But when you learn a new language idioms will always get your attention, puzzle you or make you laugh. Some of them make sense the moment you hear them, while others need a little bit of explaining. Personally, I think idioms are […]

advice for writers

J.K. Rowling is one of the greatest storytellers of our time, and her magical Harry Potter series has become a worldwide phenomenon. She’s the first billionaire author and one of the most famous writers of our time, so she’s someone whose advice you can trust. If you need some tips or if you’re struggling with […]

infographic for writers

When you hear the word “writer”, the first thing that pops into your mind is probably book author. However, there are many other types of writers out there: bloggers, columnists, screenplay writers, copywriters, journalists and so on. What does it take to become a writer? All that is requiered is a little creativity and a lot of determination, because […]

how to promote a book

If you are about to publish your own book in the near future (and not only), we recommend you keep in mind a few aspects regarding promotion before you actually go public. Prepare the ground for what is about to come so that it can be appreciated to its full potential. It’s like not eating […]

good editor

Whether you’re writing for an entrepreneurship magazine like I do, or a high-performing blog, or working on a best-selling novel, you always need a good editor. Good editing is important, because no matter how good of a wordsmith you may be, you always need more than one pair of eyes. Writers often get too close […]

evolution of book covers design

Everyone knows the age-old saying “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”, but we have to be realistic and admit that everyone does that. A great book cover design should make you think. It should communicate about the story that is between the covers, to spark an interest about the topic. The style in which […]

Writer's block

Writers block or creative block can happen to anyone: writer, marketer, blogger. To name a few reasons, it can appear when you’re stressed out, burnt-out, depressed, anxious or stuck in a rut. It feels like your creative juices aren’t flowing and your muse is not speaking to you. The realisation that you’re stuck can worsen […]

Chip Kidd

Chip Kidd studied graphic design at Penn State, one of the biggest universities in the US. In 1986, at 22 years old, he started designing for Knopf, and he still works there as an art director. Kidd is the author of many books: fiction, non-fiction, comics and one graphic novel. Some popular titles include “The […]

book presentation

I was recently asked to design a book promo in both Indesign and Flipsnack, to show publishers how well Flipsnack works for them. I chose one of my favorite authors, Donald Miller. About Donald Miller This book presentation is focused on the work of Donald Miller, who usually writes about his life experience and his […]