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Free (and worth it!) Advice to Self-Published Authors

Being the genius Being fairly adequate at marketing self-promotion, it occurred to me that if I had self-published a book, I would offer it to my local library, and to every library that responded to my inquiry emails, for free. 461 more words


25% off at Smashwords

Hey guys,

My books are 25% off this July at Smashwords :) This month is also my first month of doing a promotional so I’ll see how this one goes :) Wish me luck and check out my books. 6 more words

Authors, Mark Your Calendars: The ALA Conference Is Coming to Orlando, June 23-28

Book lovers nationwide rejoice as the American Library Association (ALA) gears up for its 2016 Conference, June 23-28. The annual conference is a fun and lively event, attracting librarians and other participants by the thousands. 191 more words

Outskirts Press

Top 10 Self-Publishing Book Marketing Tactics for May 2016

Book marketing is one of the most important pieces of being a successful self-publishing author. Outskirts Press is an industry leader in providing post-publication support, products, and services to its growing family of published authors. 517 more words

Outskirts Press

May Book Review

I survived my first year of college! Woo woo! Obviously, I did a terrible job posting last quarter, but I’m hoping to get things back on track this summer (which I know I’ve said a million times already), so stay tuned! 187 more words

Shelby Reviews

Self-publishing's quality problem...

When I pick up a book in a bookstore — which, more than likely, is a book issued by a publishing company, also known as a “traditionally published” book — I can usually assume that book will meet my baseline for quality*. 637 more words


Author Interview: Matthew D. Ryan

When I first started this blog over four years ago, one of the first people to comment on it was a self-published author named Matthew D. 1,594 more words