Category Archives: Self-Publishing Tips

Where Do I Start?

A new writer asked, “Where do I start if I want to be a writer?” My response? By writing. Here are a few tips to help clarify my meaning of “by writing”. Write something every day. It could be a … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Book

I finally got time to sit down and catch up on some of my industry reading early this morning before the birds were even up. Yes, author insomnia isn’t pleasant, but the muse wants what the muse wants, right? Anyway, … Continue reading

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Choosing a Graphic Designer

You’ve heard those commercials that start out with the deep voice stating, “In a world…”. That’s what I thought of as I write this blog post this morning.  So here goes… In a world of confounding confusion for an indie … Continue reading

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Author/Reader Events for Marketing

Last night I was a guest on a radio show hosted by Marsha Casper Cook. We spoke a great deal about marketing as an author. I’ve been in this industry a long time and have tried a lot of things, … Continue reading

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Book Marketing – Self-Publishing Tips

I recently received a newsletter from Publisher’s Weekly/Booklife and wanted to share it with you.  I gained a great deal of valuable knowledge from this article. There was a lot here I already knew, but there are some new marketing … Continue reading

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Marketing Effectiveness: What’s Worked For Me #amwriting #bookpromotion

In all the years I’ve been an author and involved in the publishing business, I’ve tried just about every form of marketing. I’ve done online marketing through Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Google+, Pinterest and more. I’ve done virtual blog tours and … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish Or Not To Self-Publish #amwriting

I thought I’d take a moment to share with you what I’ve learned about authors who choose to self publish instead of going with a traditional or small press publisher. I think there are pro’s and cons to both sides, … Continue reading

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