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Brand new book review up now!

Good morning, Write Edge readers! I have a brand new book review for you, and considering how temperatures have begun dropping this week I would say it’s a good time to start searching for a new book to read. 106 more words

Andrew Toy

Why Do Indie Authors Fail? Just Read Rock My World By Sharisse Coulter

Jenna’s best friend kisses her rock star husband, she makes up with her husband, she finds out her husband and her best friend secretly dated in high school while she and her husband were broken up—and all of this happens in thirty pages (my version had 199 pages.)!  903 more words

Book Review

Why Self-Publishing Is Vital To New Writers

You might have observed how the electronic world has advanced. For the very first time ever, more self -published books were apparently self-published in 2008 while 76% of all books introduced in 2009 were regarded as self-published. 800 more words

BookVenture Publishing

Rule number 1 for self-publishers: Proofread!

In the last few years, services like Kindle Direct Publishing and  Lulu have made it incredibly easy for writers to self-publish, which I think is mostly a good thing for writers and readers. 264 more words


The Bass I'm Not All About

At first the man seated behind me (@ Portland Center Stage’s auditorium) spoke in normal, muted, waiting-for-the-play-to-begin tones to the woman beside him. I caught the phrases, “attempted to,” “many months,” and then…gulp…”decided to self-publish.” 1,700 more words

Family Life

SCBWI SPARK AWARD - Self Published Books

The Spark Award is an annual award that recognizes excellence in a children’s book published through a non-traditional publishing route.


Authors And Illustrators

OK, Let's Discuss This Whole Book Review Thing... Please

I spent some time chatting with a group of writers today, discussing a topic that seems to not only be tripping up indie authors in a variety of ways, but contributing to the persistence of stigmas and attitudes about the self-publishing “brand” in general: 1,439 more words