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Concrete Goals from Wild Guessing

Automaton is now up for preorder on Kindle, and I’m working on promoting. I’ve experimented with online promotions before–I know that it’s a lot of work and that success comes in fast but brief streaks. 225 more words

Amanda Clemmer

Author Meets Self-Publishing

Hello! As this is my first entry in this blog, which is bound to be more personal than my other site, I am bracing myself for awkwardness in the hopes of coming off as more human. 634 more words

Amanda Clemmer

IndieReCon Recap: What Authors Need to Know in 2015

If you’re anything like me, the existence of a free online indie writing con thrilled you to bits. Fortunately (unfortunately?) the videos are up all the time, so unlike a live-action con you have no limitations on how many sessions you can “attend.” 227 more words

Serious Writers

The Writers Craft: Four Days of Learning

Writing is both an art and a craft. As such it’s something that requires inspiration,  skill, ability and knowledge. So it’s important that writers sometimes leave their solitary garrets and go ‘fill up the well’ . 1,155 more words



A write-up of a truly wonderful event, IndieRecon, the Indie Author Fair, and the Indie fringe at London Book Fair will follow. Here, I will just say an enormous thank you to Orna Ross at the Alliance of Independent Authors who does such incredible work and despite the organisations expanding profile continues to let an obscure little poet take a place. 424 more words


Spring, Chicken Soup And IndieReCon

If Spring is here, can allergies be far behind? Guess not. Unending sneezes and sniffles and itchy eyes–this week started with me in the proverbial hot mess. 144 more words