Author KM Hodge: From Self-Published to Small Press 2nd Edition

By Jennifer Bowen on Monday, September 28th, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

KM Hodge’s story caught my eye on one of the Facebook writers groups I belong to. After self-publishing and working hard – her book was picked up by a publisher for a 2nd edition release. This woman is doing it right in my book. Here’s her story. … Jennifer Bowen: I’m intrigued that you started […]


How To Get A Book Published

By Jennifer Bowen on Thursday, September 17th, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

How do you get a book published? One imperative: make sure those first ten pages hook readers. Seems Dr. Obvious, I know. But it’s not so easy. First, if we are writing alone on our writer island, we can lose perspective. I’m sure you love your main character or characters, but after edits and drafts […]


Author Spotlight: Sophia Delanner

By Jennifer Bowen on Sunday, September 13th, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

I belong to a few writer forums online via Facebook and LinkedIn. Sometimes an author will talk about their book release or part of their process strikes me. In this interview, we’ll meet Sophia Delanner, who self-published her first book through her own publishing company entity Infinity House. … Jennifer Bowen: Tell us about your […]


Critique Circle: What makes a good beta reader?

By Jennifer Bowen on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

One of my beta readers Jack from Arizona recently asked me what I look for in terms of feedback when I test books. I thought it was a great question, and something which is still evolving. Since BookHive Corp. soft launched in January 2015, I’m learning something every time we work on a new manuscript. […]


Author Spotlight: Karen Eberwein

By Jennifer Bowen on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 in BookHive Corp. No Comments

As a writer, I’m always interested in how we tell stories, how we push through to (hopefully) finish projects, and how we solve the rubik’s cube of how to market one’s book. In this author spotlight I interview Karen Eberwein, California native, adventurer, Francophile, and my friend. … Jennifer Bowen: Tell us about your book […]