I have to get something off my chest. I’m sharing this with all of you because my experience isn’t unique. There will be times in your indie-publishing journey where you will receive praise, and support. Then, there will be times where you will receive harsh criticism. What you do with this criticism is up to … Continue reading Who am I to tell You?
Hi Guys, I get it. Times are tough, and the thought of even spending $0.99 on something might be to much for people right now. I wrote Self-Publishing Your Books: A Beginner's Reference Guide to help people. That's why for the next 4 days, I've made it FREE on Amazon. No strings attached, the full … Continue reading Self-Publishing Guide – FREE
I needed to get this out somewhere. I'm highly frustrated right now. I'm a member of a 40K strong indie author community. The people who run this group do an amazing job. One of the reasons this group is so successful is because it has strict rules and posting guidelines. HOWEVER, I currently ran across … Continue reading THISCLOSE
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One of the most inspiring posts I see on my many author forums is when someone takes the time to share their story. Each Friday, I'm going to feature a different indie author to help inspire all of you! What is your pen name? Melissa RaglandWhat genre do you write in? NA Epic FantasyHow many … Continue reading Indie Author Spotlight – Melissa Ragland
Hi All! If you are still on the fence about buying "Self-Publishing Your Books - A Beginner's Resource Guide" check out this wonderful review I received the other day on good reads. "As a reader, very often we all want from a book what we were promised from the blurb or even the introduction. Niki … Continue reading A Glowing Review!
So most of you are used to seeing the first picture on social media. Picture perfect cupcakes. You might also see a caption like "love baking with my boys!" One might assume that this time baking went without a hitch, the kids stayed involved, they listened and we all had a wonderful stress free time. … Continue reading Comparison is the thief of joy…
Hi All! Have you heard of Reedsy? I have, a million times, but I never got around to checking out their site. BIG MISTAKE This site is a treasure trove of information, FREE webinars, AND features a marketplace where you can find editors, cover designers, and other professionals to help get your book out there. … Continue reading How much does it cost to self-publish your book?
I'm a member of multiple self-publishing forums. Writing is a very solitary endeavor, and I find it very helpful to have a place to go to "talk shop" and commiserate with other authors. These places are a wealth of useful information. However, at times they are also places where misinformation can spread like wildfire. At … Continue reading A Little Clarity on Exclusivity and KDP Select