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Meet Dr. Charnetta Williams

Meet Dr. Charnetta Williams

What does a mother physician do in her free time? Write a children’s book! Or at least that’s what Dr. Charnetta Williams chose to do. Keep reading to learn more about her and her wonderful first book, Penelope and the Power of Positivity. First off, tell us a bit...

How Do I See My IngramSpark Sales?

How Do I See My IngramSpark Sales?

You worked tirelessly to make your book its best, and it finally released to the world. Now you want to know how many people have bought your book. If you create an account with IngramSpark and rely on them to print and distribute your book (like we do here at Argyle...

Should Authors Use Kickstarter?

Should Authors Use Kickstarter?

There's always a cost to book publishing. If you want to self-publish or partner with Argyle Fox Publishing, there is a financial cost. In the old days, that meant saving your pennies until you had enough extra cash. With the advent of online fundraising, some authors...

Meet Amber Link

Meet Amber Link

Inspiration comes in all forms. Amber Link was inspired by one of her favorite family members to create and write a darling picture book Declan the Dinosaur. Who is that special someone who inspired Amber, and what's Declan all about? Keep reading to find out! First...

Meet Dr. Melinda McCall

Meet Dr. Melinda McCall

Think your life is busy? Try being a full-time veterinarian and author. Then release two books on the same day. That’s what twice-published author Dr. Melinda McCall did, and she has even more stories up her sleeves. Tell us . . . who is Dr. Melinda McCall? I am a...

Know When Your Book Gets Press

Know When Your Book Gets Press

Wondering if people are talking about your book baby? There's a simple way to know when your book gets press. Of course, like everything else in life, this method may fail now and then. But if you don't have time to scour the web every day, this is a helpful tool....

Different Book, Different Goal, Same Author

Different Book, Different Goal, Same Author

In mid-2021, Marta Obiols Llistar released her first book, 18. Thanks to her steady efforts, the book has made its way into the hands and hearts of many homeschooling and unschooling families. Two years later, she published her second book, A Successful Education....

Talking With Three-Times Children’s Author Betsy Hibbett

Talking With Three-Times Children’s Author Betsy Hibbett

When Chattanooga resident Betsy Hibbett first came to Argyle Fox Publishing in 2022, we were thrilled with her story. Coupled with Elena Vorobeva’s illustrations, Backyard Breakfast was an instant hit. Since then, she’s published two more with us. The latest is Little...

Meet Debbie Wilburn

Meet Debbie Wilburn

Debbie Wilburn's dog, Lucy, was more than a pet. She was family. To honor her memory, Debbie created My Lucy, a touching book that any animal lover will appreciate. Get to know Debbie below. First off, tell us about yourself. Who is Debbie Wilburn?  I live in a small...

Pen Names: 3 Reasons Not to Use One

Pen Names: 3 Reasons Not to Use One

At some point, many authors consider using a pen name. Tempting as it may be, it may cause more headache than it's worth. Here are three reasons to stick with your real name. First, Let's Define Pen Names A pen name is a fake name. Instead of publishing your books...

Meet Helaine Schechtman

Meet Helaine Schechtman

Sometimes, family stories grow larger than life. That's what happened to Helaine Schechtman. To keep the story alive and well, she turned it into an adorable children's book, The Blueberry Bull. Learn about her story and her process of writing and illustrating her...

Meet Kelsey Cline

Meet Kelsey Cline

Looking for a fun way to teach basic concepts to your little ones? Kelsey Cline has you covered. With her first book, Countdowns All Around, she published her first educational book that will engage children in the learning process. And don't worry—there are more...

Meet Nancy Lullo

Meet Nancy Lullo

When Nancy Lullo approached Argyle Fox Publishing, we were intrigued. It was clear that she didn't write her book in hopes of becoming rich or famous. Rather, she wrote Miles Shares His Smiles to help others. Read below to meet Nancy and find out how she's helping...

What’s the Easiest Genre to Write?

What’s the Easiest Genre to Write?

Publishing a best-selling book can reap some serious financial rewards. And if you want to do that sooner rather than later, you may be asking, What's the easiest genre to write? Before we get to that answer, here's a question for you. Why Do You Want to Publish a...

31 Halloween Writing Prompts

31 Halloween Writing Prompts

Want to do some creepy, crawly writing this Halloween season? Get the ink flowing every day with thirty-one Halloween writing prompts. Halloween Writing Prompts for You You wake up on Halloween morning to discover that you have a superpower related to the holiday....

Want a Promotional Video for Your Book?

Want a Promotional Video for Your Book?

A promotional book video is another tool that helps spread the word about your book. Argyle Fox Publishing author Roselyn Barks recently invested in a promo video for her children's book, Fox Finds Love. Impressed with the end result, we reached out to see if she...

Meet Dr. Charnetta Williams

Meet Dr. Charnetta Williams

What does a mother physician do in her free time? Write a children’s book! Or at least that’s what Dr. Charnetta Williams chose to do. Keep reading to learn more about her and her wonderful first book, Penelope and the Power of Positivity. First off, tell us a bit...

Should Authors Use Kickstarter?

Should Authors Use Kickstarter?

There's always a cost to book publishing. If you want to self-publish or partner with Argyle Fox Publishing, there is a financial cost. In the old days, that meant saving your pennies until you had enough extra cash. With the advent of online fundraising, some authors...

Meet Amber Link

Meet Amber Link

Inspiration comes in all forms. Amber Link was inspired by one of her favorite family members to create and write a darling picture book Declan the Dinosaur. Who is that special someone who inspired Amber, and what's Declan all about? Keep reading to find out! First...

Meet Dr. Melinda McCall

Meet Dr. Melinda McCall

Think your life is busy? Try being a full-time veterinarian and author. Then release two books on the same day. That’s what twice-published author Dr. Melinda McCall did, and she has even more stories up her sleeves. Tell us . . . who is Dr. Melinda McCall? I am a...

Know When Your Book Gets Press

Know When Your Book Gets Press

Wondering if people are talking about your book baby? There's a simple way to know when your book gets press. Of course, like everything else in life, this method may fail now and then. But if you don't have time to scour the web every day, this is a helpful tool....