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5 Nuggets of Gold for Indie Authors

After listening to successful indie authors share advice at the recent Willamette Writer’s Conference, where I attended workshops about publishing, marketing, and book promotion, I felt more confident than ever that it  590 more words

What I've Learned (It Might Help You!)

Never Judge A Book By Its Cover - But You Always Do!

In May and June this year, I had the very interesting experience of getting a book cover designed.

Why did I decide to do this? Well, at the time I had almost completely made up my mind to go down the self-publishing route and I knew that, if I was going to put any money into that venture, it had to go on the book cover. 886 more words

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3 tips for organizing your time as an authorpreneur

Writing and publishing a book is a multi-step process…like, HUNDREDS of steps. The more I learn about what I need to do in order to publish… 535 more words

What I've Learned (It Might Help You!)

Goodreads Giveaways: Don't Do What You're Told

(UPDATE: This post was originally published in August 2014. Since then – I’m adding this in August 2015 – I’ve heard anecdotal evidence from other authors that Goodreads has committed to a complete crackdown on the sending of private messages to Goodreads users you are not “friends” with on the site. 2,835 more words

Self-Printing

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goodreads-giveaway_pic Here’s a great article on Goodreads Giveaways from Catherine Ryan Howard that we thoroughly recommend. This is essential information for any small publisher or independent author.

5 steps to building a rocking author platform

It’s been a month since my novel, The Girl From Oto, flew across the pond to undergo a thorough analysis by an editor. It should be back any day. 527 more words

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Stress-free self-publishing

I’ve been following Catherine Ryan Howard’s blog for some time now, not only for all the great advice on self-publishing, but also her entertaining and light-hearted tone. 231 more words

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'Self-Printed' by Catherine Ryan Howard

In keeping with the theme this month of posts relating to self-publishing (you can read my account of the recent Self-Publishing Day at the Irish Writers’ Centre… 835 more words

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