Have run across a site, mentioned on a LinkedIn group discussion forum, and really want to get this public’s opinion. The site talks about one voice for self published authors and giving credibility to authors that self publish, comparable to those that traditionally publish. It’s set up on a volunteer basis and books are judged eligible… Continue reading indiePENdents Seal of Approval?
Just do it! It’s up to you. If you’re uncomfortable about tooting your own horn, get over it, because if you don’t, your book will sink into the vast ocean of eBooks never to surface again. You have to market your book boldly, broadly, and inventively; tell why you’re special and enabled and why readers… Continue reading “On Promoting Your Book” by Charles Ameringer
Every writer needs feedback on their work from other people. It’s a necessary part of the process. A writer is far too close to their own work to see its flaws and holes. A writer cannot always see their weaknesses and crutches. And we ALL have them. No one can put out the best product… Continue reading “What to Look for in a Critique Partner” by Stephanie Haefner
Too often, I hear people complain about social media. I’ve heard all the reasons why social media is bad: “I don’t want people to know what I am doing.” “I can’t mix personal and business.” “I don’t understand why anyone would want to hear what I have to say.” “None of my contacts are on… Continue reading “3 Reasons for Social Media” ~ by Corey Smith