Posts Tagged: Self-publishing

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So, some things have happened.
November 19, 2016
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Being a writer involves much more than writing. The daydreaming and doodling and creating part are the best. The actual writing part can be both fun and aggravating, but mostly fun. I enjoy it immensely, and with the help of Bill (my assistant) I can now do it more and not spend as much time on the parts of the job which I enjoy less. But the other parts cannot be ignored. Writing is also very much a business and with that in mind one […]
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Because we all need help now and then…
July 20, 2016
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Ways you can help an Indie Author   Writing a book is hard enough, promoting it is a whole other matter. Big name authors can afford to hire a publicist, but indie authors have to get by with grass-roots connections, word-of-mouth, and a little luck to inform the world out there of their latest creation. So what can you do to help make your indie author succeed? Rate and Review Your Favorite Books Rating and Reviewing books gives other readers a sense of what the […]
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The clicking….
July 17, 2016
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Do you hear it? My wife does. My kids do. Even the dog. Its why none of them are around me right now. It’s not my keyboard, they’re use to that. Its…my mouse. If you ever wondered what an author does the day after he releases a book to the public? It’s this. Mouse clicking. Lots of it. We open every sales tab we can and spend the day clicking back and forth waiting to see if anybody took a chance on our book. Its […]
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Facebook is servicing me and my readers.
April 9, 2016
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Today, after a lazy morning of not writing, I got on Facebook to see what was happening in the world. Nothing new really, the race for the presidency is still a cluster, the world is still getting hotter, and the Kardashians are still famous for no reason what-so-ever. Then I saw this headline: Facebook is hiding your messages again, here’s how to uncover them! Wa..What!? See the full article here. Evidently, Facebook has taken it upon themselves to filter what messages you get. They did […]
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Amazon. Big monopoly or several million small ones?
January 30, 2016
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Every time I think this issue is over it finds its way back into the news. Once again the Authors Guild and their Big 5 masters are screaming a word they just don’t seem to understand. Monopoly. They throw the word around with abandon. Monopoly: mo•nop•o•ly the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service. Via: Flickr (license) These articles always manage to work in the word Antitrust, yet they seem to have a hard time with its definition as […]
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It’s the end of the World as we know it…. blah blah blah
July 7, 2015
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                                                                           Photopin (license) I spent most of June on vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. Little to no cell phone coverage. No internet. If we went down the mountain and into town all of our phones would light up like Christmas trees after a certain turn in the […]
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Lee Child and Measuring Success.
October 16, 2014
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                                                                                                                Via: Flickr A few weeks ago Lee Child was brave enough to stick his head into the lions mouth of the indie world. First he appeared on The Passive Voice. […]
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Would I rather win as a reader or as an indie author?
July 11, 2014
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What’s up with Kobo?
March 18, 2014
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                                                                                                                                                 Via: Flickr I sell my books on Kobo. I like Kobo. >Why? Because I’m […]
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What kind of reader are you? Big Pub thinks they know.
March 3, 2014
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                                                                                                 Via: Flickr This past month we saw the birth of AuthorEarnings, a website created by best-selling author and self-publishing guru Hugh Howey, in trying to expose what kind of money authors, both trade and self published, are really making. […]