Free Authors Tools: Blurb Preview & Yasiv | Nicholas C. Rossis


Nicholas Rossis is sharing some excellent info about two handy author tools he gained insight about using italics and bolding our blurbs when entering them onto Amazon, and a site where we can check what other books Amazon links our books to. I highly recommend to bookmark this very interesting article for future reference when you will be venturing to publish another book.

 Free Author Tools

“I have two useful (and free) author tools to share with you today, courtesy of authors John Logsdon and MM Jaye respectively.

Amazon blurb preview

Author tools: Amazon blurb preview | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

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I’ve often shared on this blog my support of Amazon. Despite its occasional missteps, the company has leveled the playing field for Indie authors and is busy changing the publishing industry on a daily basis. It is consistently client-centric in its approach and has invested heavily in making the shopping experience as pleasant and flawless as possible.


Which is why I can’t fathom why it’s so hard for it to build a proper, user-friendly blurb builder.


In effect, there are two separate ways of posting your blurb: the first is to do it through your book details on KDP. This has the  benefit of allowing you to use some basic . . .” Continue Reading 


Source: Free Authors Tools: Blurb Preview & Yasiv | Nicholas C. Rossis

28 thoughts on “Free Authors Tools: Blurb Preview & Yasiv | Nicholas C. Rossis

  1. This is a nice tutorial. Thanks for alerting me to it. Nicholas Rossis is a fellow science fiction and fantasy author who I interviewed on my blog some time ago. A great guy and decent author. 🙂


    1. Nicholas is a stand up guy, that’s for sure. And he offers so much helpful information for Indie authors. Glad you found it useful Wendy. 🙂


      1. Haha… Yes… Point taken.. LOL… First I have to I think go into my poetry folder and categorize them in order of when they were written. Then into subjects and I have an idea of weaving a story inbetween them.. So its not just a poetry book..
        But the ideas are still internal.. But I am working and manifesting into reality LOL 🙂 Rome as they say was not built in a day… 🙂 haha.. Neither will my book.. I know If I just keep it as thought.. But Action will soon follow.. xxx I have at least a semblance of a plan.. hehe. ❤ ❤ Much Love dearest Debby.. So love you..


      2. Oh yay Sue. I think my nagging at you has paid off! You are at least on the consider trail of writing ‘that’ book! Lord knows you have more than enough material all ready to get the ball rolling. And I do love your idea of weaving a story around the poetry. Sign me up for the first copy!!!! Huge hugs and big love back my friend. 🙂 xoxo ❤


      3. OH, and thanks for putting up with the WP gremlins once again Sue. I see your comment came in duplicate here, so I know you were fighting the monsters to have your say here with great determination. 🙂 Thank you for your patience with the glitches. 🙂 xoxoxo


      4. Haha.. Yes.. it said failed in red again.. Happens a lot.. not only on your site.. but I came via carrier pigeon and deposited it in person .. It is amazing how quickly one can fly across the ocean with a ‘Click’ of one’s wings.. 🙂 xxxxx ❤


  2. Thank you, Debby Gies FBI 🙂 I know this is important info, but it’s encoding as I read it and messing with my brain’s hard wiring. So I bookmarked it and will read earlier in the day. How do I know it’s impt. info if I can’t decode it, you ask? Because of the credentials after your name, my sleuthing friend 🙂 Hugs to you for keeping us all informed ?


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