I made more mistakes than I can count on my way to becoming an award-winning author. Here I’m freely sharing what I’ve learned about writing, publishing and marketing books, and other interesting stuff that may end up in a novel someday.
Tag Archives: indie authors
One of the hard things about being an independent author is having to learn all aspects of the publishing business. Writing, researching, editing are just the beginning. Then there are marketing, graphic design, layout, and for most, blogging and social … Continue reading →
In the interests of supporting my fellow independent authors, I’ve been reading a lot of self-published novels. Some have been wonderful, others have been dreadful. Then there are those in the middle, that are great stories that somehow fall apart … Continue reading →
Four Ways to Overcome It With the rise of indie authors, self-publishing is gaining credibility. Not too long ago, authors who went it alone were accused of vanity publishing, of subjecting the reading public to work rejected for good reason. … Continue reading →
Recently I had a conversation with an aspiring author, and she told me what she learned at a writers’ conference she had attended. “Independent authors are basically selling first drafts. They aren’t taking the time to polish their work, because … Continue reading →