The Stark Publishing Solutions series of books draw upon more than a quarter century of work in the writing, publishing and bookselling world.

  Book 1: The 7 P’s of Publishing Success

Also available in PRINT and AUDIO (Synthetic Audio)

What seven traits do the most successful authors have in common? Which strategic approaches can have the most positive effect on your author career? Where should you focus your energy and effort for maximum results? How do these components work together to help you forge a powerful path through publishing?

Book 2: Killing It On Kobo (Oct 2018)

Also available in PRINT

Do you want to increase your overall sales and visibility on Kobo? Are you having trouble gaining any traction or growing your reader base outside the Kindle store? Wouldn’t it be empowering not to be dependent upon a single retailer for the majority of your eBook income?

Book 3: An Author’s Guide to Working with Libraries & Bookstores  (Dec 2019)

Any author can get their book listed in an online catalog. But what if you want more? What if you want to rise above the digital masses and be relevant to booksellers and librarians? In today’s digital age of publishing, it’s easy to get your book listed on major retail and library sites around the world. But what about taking it to the next level and engaging efficiently and effectively with booksellers and librarians? That’s where you, and this book, come in.


Book 4: Indie Publishing Insider Secrets (Forthcoming)

FORTHCOMING: Insight, Perspective, and Wisdom on Writing, Publishing, and Bookselling from a 25 Year Book Industry Pro. A personal and intimate look at a life spent in bookselling, writing and publishing, with reflections on the basics of creating and establishing a writing life, the evolution of storytelling and publishing, the write attitude, planning for success, professionalism and author branding, the value of metadata, relationships, working with other writers, editors, agents, booksellers, librarians and eRetailers, and more.



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