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How Do You Successfully Self-Publish?

Last week, a friend of mine took a look at my non-fiction and said, “I couldn’t find much on your blog about indie publishing… I’ve traditionally published before but always on the look-out for interesting posts on how to successfully self-publish.” 1,747 more words


Reviews- The Business of being a Successful Author

Every author knows the power of a great review. Nothing drives sales more than  fans reading about the experiences of those who have read your work. 639 more words


Author Services: Exciting Development in the Works

Many of you have noticed a new “Author Services” tab popped up in your dashboard. This is a project we’ve been working towards for several years: offering a list of recommended professional services – cover design, editorial help, print on demand, and more – that we trust and believe offer good value for independent authors. 141 more words

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Synopsis: The Tool You Need (whether you know it or not)

by Chris Mandeville

A synopsis is a document —sometimes a paragraph, sometimes several pages— that describes your book. What could be simpler? As a writer, I know my story better than anyone and thus should have no problem summarizing it. 1,799 more words

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 038 – Angela Bole from IBPA


For this episode, we focus on small presses and the business side of publishing. US Manager Christine Munroe interviews Angela Bole, the Executive Director of… 511 more words

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Submissions - An Insiders (and Outsiders) View

It’s official. I’ve converted to the Dark Side. Once upon a time, I was just a lowly author.

A short time after signing my book deal with Fantasy Works Publishing, I was given a job there as well. 822 more words


How Kobo Promotions Helped Boost My Sales

by Cheri Allan

If you’re a busy writer whose idea of due diligence is analyzing the relative hotness of random shirtless fireman memes on Facebook, I’ll make this message short and sweet: if ever you have the opportunity to have Kobo promote or feature your book(s), don’t stop for coffee, DO IT! 1,012 more words

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