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Learning from a Self-Published Author's Mistakes: From Story to (e)Book

Both traditional publishing and self-publishing have their pitfalls and setbacks and rewards, it’s just a matter of the author researching and choosing which route they want to go. 1,357 more words

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Jilly: Eight Years of Kindle

According to various articles I’ve read on the interwebs this week, the Kindle was ten years old on 19 November 2017. I’m in the UK, where we didn’t get to join the party until a couple of years later, but still. 556 more words

Eight Ladies Writing

Naming My Series

I cannot remember the name my Fly-By-Night publisher came up with for my whole series of horse training books other than that it was a lengthy mouthful of multi-syllabic words that had classical horsemanship in it somewhere.  1,217 more words


It’s Not as Deep as You Think: Navigating the Murky Waters of Starting-Out [Guest Post - Essay]

This is an essay by Leah Angstman.

So you wrote a book. Congratulations! So did everyone else. One of the most common questions I get asked is, What now? 3,213 more words


The Book That Will Change Your Life

Do you want to change your life?

I can only suggest one thing: a book.

Not your favorite book at the local bookstore, or the Kindle edition online. 517 more words


Designing E-Book Covers

Book covers are big on the list of challenges for the independent publisher. They are how mainstream publishing industry grabs reader’s attention so they will buy the book. 1,482 more words


Beta Readers and Field Tests

One of my questions  my Fly By Night publisher never responded to was how to go about getting a couple of beta readers for my manuscripts. 592 more words