Patti Thorn

Patti Thorn is a Managing Partner at BlueInk Review, a fee-based book review service devoted to self-published titles exclusively. For more news, writing tips, and book marketing help, you can sign up for BlueInk Review's mailing list.

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11 Ways to Make the Most of a Professional Book Review

You’ve finished your book and now it’s time for the often-dreaded task of marketing. Where to begin? Step one is to obtain book reviews—and not just the kind your friends and family post on Amazon. While such crowdsourced reviews can be helpful, savvy readers—and more importantly, booksellers, librarians and other industry professionals—will be looking for more credible reviews.

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4 Ways to Make Your Book Cover Design Shine

You’ve written your book and are nearly to the finish line of your indie publishing project. There’s only one thing left to complete: your book cover. You breathe a sigh of relief, certain it’s a simple detail you can wrap up in a few days. Silly you.

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