Author Patron Closed

We are currently reevaluating our offerings and services to better focus on our core products: editing, formatting, author website hosting. Author Patron has been closed effectively immediately. Thank you.
Service Spotlight: Editing

Service Spotlight: Editing

Having an editor review your manuscript prior to publication (or even submission) is vital. A second pair of eyes catches what you may have missed, and having someone read the story who doesn’t live in your mind helps to catch things that may not be fully...
Service Spotlight: Promotional Graphics

Service Spotlight: Promotional Graphics

It’s more important than ever to bring eyes to your books. And having an eye-catching cover sometimes isn’t enough. It’s also helpful to have graphics with sale information, catchy quotes or snippets of dialogue on them to help entice readers to...
Service Spotlight: File Size Reduction

Service Spotlight: File Size Reduction

Perhaps you format your own books, and yet, you find that when you go to upload to promotional services such as BookSprout or StoryOrigin, the file sizes exceed limits. They mention to use Calibre to reduce file size (and I have a class on how to reduce your file...
Service Spotlight: Book Formatting

Service Spotlight: Book Formatting

As I’m adding and updating my services, I thought I’d take a few blog posts and talk about the work I do here at My Author Home. Up first, one of the most important jobs for self-published authors– book formatting. Check out our book formatting...

Create A Plan, Work The Plan

One of the questions that so many authors ask is how do you get it all done? The answer is to create a plan. And then, don’t leave the plan somewhere–work it. So what sorts of things should you plan? Daily writing goals Social media postings Time to be...
Book Review: Valkyrie 104 by Arizona Tape

Book Review: Valkyrie 104 by Arizona Tape

This installment in the series does far more to progress the characters of Ylva and her friends then previous ones have. The emotional bonds get deeper, just as the twists get darker. Their time trapped in the bunker changed them, and Ylva still feels on the outside....
Book Review: Valkyrie 103 by Arizona Tape

Book Review: Valkyrie 103 by Arizona Tape

When the story opens Ylva and her classmates have committed the unthinkable and in an attempt to rectify the situation, they find themselves in even more danger and where secrets can easily be revealed. Not only is Ylva trapped with her roommate, but the popular girl...