What to Consider When Looking to Translate Your Book

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, October 21st, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Marketing, Research, Self-Publishing. No Comments

If you are looking to sell your book internationally, something to consider is the option to localize your book by translating it into other languages. Translation is more than a plug and chug. Harry Potter has been translated into 68 languages and each translation needed to edit all the anagrams and acronyms so they worked […]


How to Get a Book Cover

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Self-Publishing. No Comments

When you are looking to self-publish, you are in control of everything about your book, including the cover. Since traditional publishers usually have their own resources for creating the perfect cover for your book, it isn’t something everyone stops to think about until they are faced with the problem of acquiring their own. There are […]


Writer’s Digest Annual Conference 2017 Recap

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Marketing, Research, Self-Publishing, Writing. No Comments

This previous weekend, August 18-20th, I was lucky enough to attend the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York and represent BookHive as an exhibitor. The conference itself ran for three days, Friday through Sunday, with a few early events taking place on Thursday, and featured many speakers, talks, tables, and pitch opportunities. I, unfortunately, […]


A Unique Point of View: a guide to POV

By Kim Batchelor on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Research, Self-Publishing, Writing. No Comments

“I am writing a book.” “You are writing a book.” “She is writing a book.” All of these phrases are telling the same story, a book is being written by someone, but they sound very different and evoke a different response. These are the options that an author has when deciding from which point of […]


A Study in Pen Names

By Kim Batchelor on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Research, Self-Publishing, Writing. No Comments

What are pen names?: A pen name, also known as a pseudonym, is a fake name that is used by an author when publishing their work. The result is that the author’s identity remains unknown until they decide to let the public know who they are. There are many authors who are more well known […]


Interview with Charles Salzberg

By Kim Batchelor on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Self-Publishing, Writing. No Comments

Hello BookHive readers! I’m today pleased to present an interview with Charles Salzberg. Salzberg is a freelance writer for various publications, the author of the Henry Swann detective series, nominated for the Shamus Award, and the co-founder of the New York Writer’s Workshop. The New York Writer’s Workshop is a program dedicated to teaching aspiring […]


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