Over the last year, I have worked with a variety of persons who are going through the self-publishing process. So here is my take on mistakes that persons frequently make on their journey to become a self-publishing author (especially if based in the Caribbean).
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The end of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s time to reflect on your writing goals for 2022, celebrate your accomplishments and start planning for the year ahead. Here are four journal prompts that writers should answer before the start of the new year: 👉🏾What has 2022 meant for my writing and what…Keep reading
The Books by LR Intensive Writing Workshop is a small group writing program designed to get your book idea onto paper and out into the world within 3 months. You will have access to all the tools, support, feedback and expertise needed to turn your ideas into words that will then be packaged and published…Keep reading
Many persons interested in self-publishing spend a lot of time working on their manuscript. While that is all good, I must admit that significant time must also be spent on doing the book cover. There is an old adage that says, “Never judge a book by its cover.” However, in an authors’ world, you may…Keep reading
Over the last year, I have worked with a variety of persons who are going through the self-publishing process. So here is my take on mistakes that persons frequently make on their journey to becoming a self-publishing author (especially if based in the Caribbean). If you need assistance with marketing, editing or self-publishing your book click…Keep reading
Your book cover design is the first thing a potential reader sees when they spot your book in a bookstore or even online. Over the past month on the Books by LR Instagram and Facebook I shared my five best tips on how to have a good book cover which I learnt while in the process of…Keep reading
This month on the Books by LR Instagram and Facebook we explored book genres that may spark your interest in writing or reading. Here some book recommendations from these genres written by both local and international authors that I think you’ll enjoy during this lockdown period: Memoirs Becoming by Michelle Obama In a life filled with meaning and…Keep reading
Before you publish your book there are a few things to consider and some publishing jargon that you should be aware of. This month on the Books by LR Instagram and Facebook I shared some little nuggets about publishing your book that I learnt while in the process of self-publishing my first book “Collection of Poems by…Keep reading
If you have been following us on Instagram or Facebook you would have seen us share all the secrets on how to successfully market your book and all the ways that we can help you have the most successful book launch possible in smaller digestible portions throughout the month of March. I also did an…Keep reading
The Virtual Preview Session 4 For this session, Latoyaa Roberts entertained two guests, Ms. Juliet and Illustrator of “Collection of Poems by Latoyaa Roberts”, Tomley Roberts. Ms. Juliet, a broadcast media professional, was the reader for this session. Her choices were: The Voice of a Child, Road Trip to Victory and The Blackman – Tribute…Keep reading
The Virtual Book Preview Session 3 For this third session, Latoyaa Roberts sat down with musician, Xavier Edwardz to read and discuss his three (3) favourite poems from “Collection of Poems by Latoyaa Roberts”. Xavier dropped little nuggets of wisdom and brought a cool ambiance throughout the session. His favourite poems were some very hard-hitters;…Keep reading
The Virtual Book Preview Session 2 In honour of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Latoyaa Roberts and Cindy Andrews hosted the second installment to the “Collection of Poems by Latoyaa Roberts”- Virtual Book Preview adorned in orange apparel where they discussed women and gender-based violence through 3 pieces from the book…Keep reading
with Latoyaa Roberts and Kleon Mc Pherson The first virtual preview of the book, Collection of Poems by Latoyaa Roberts” with Kleon McPherson Spoken Word Artist was completed successfully. Viewers were offered the opportunity to listen live and interact with author Latoyaa Roberts and Spoken Word Artist Kleon Mc Pherson as Kleon gave his insight…Keep reading
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