Step Away From The (Misguided) Advice and Do NOT Write Four Books A Year

No matter what experts tell you, no matter what trends, conventional wisdom, social media chatter, or your friends in the Facebook writers group insist upon, do NOT write four books a year. 1,888 more words

A Self-Published Author's Diary

When I first started blogging, I attended a conference on how to be successful as a self-published author. “Wow!” I thought. Imagine being discovered and having my book become a best seller. 400 more words


Self-Publishing Author Spotlight: L.S. Davis

The self-published authors at Outskirts Press continue to amaze us with their talent and creativity.  Each week we highlight one of our successful authors and their body of work in our Self-Publishing Author Spotlight.   218 more words

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Author Interview: Toby Downton

Hello Nerds!

Tuesday I posted a reivew of Solarversia, a novel by Toby Downton. Great news, I was lucky to get an interview with the author! 1,897 more words


Illinois Libraries Provide Opportunities for "Indie" Authors

Greetings Literary Giants,

If you are already self published as an author and living in Illinois,  you may be interested in checking out the “Soon to Be Famous Illinois” project sponsored by the  Illinois Library Association.  71 more words

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The struggle is real - getting back into it

We’ve all been there. We go on vacation and then come home to reality and it’s just tough. Tough to find our routine again. Tough to get back to the daily grind. 493 more words

Author, follow the love trail and find your niche!

Hello peeps! If you’re an author, you’ll love the insights in my brand new post that I just published on my website!

You may know that I’ve recently returned from a week’s holiday in my beloved village on Corfu, but what you don’t know is that in my bag, I packed my indie cap this time, to combine my stay with a marketing plan that started from a single idea and resulted in a sales spike last week that left me speechless. 49 more words

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