A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a book on Kindle that promised authors they could make a million dollars selling books on Amazon. A quick search yielded dozens of titles promising writers they can easily become best-selling authors, or promising to teach them how to write a best-selling book in 30 days. There are … More Become a Millionaire Selling Books on Amazon (Or Not)
Today, I did something I’ve been planning to do for a long time. I uploaded Better than Perfect to Smashwords. For the past several months, that novel was my only book (out of 8) to be exclusive on Amazon. In fact, since it’s publication in 2014, it has never been listed in e-book format on … More The Amazon Decision
I’ve blogged about the topic of new and inexperienced publishers in the past, and for those of you who are regular followers of my blog (and probably sick of reading my lectures about using caution when seeking a publisher), I apologize. For those of you who are new here and might be new to writing, … More Your Pick of Publishers
It’s Throwback Thursday again, and today’s recycled post goes back to May 2013. As I endeavor to format and publish a new book (wish me luck), I’ve been thinking about those self-publishing fears that prevent some of us authors from going it alone. Don’t let your fear of formatting keep you from achieving your dreams. … More Throwback Thursday: Fear of Formatting
It’s Throwback Thursday once again and time for me to post a blast from the past. This week’s TBT post harks back to July 2013. I’m not going to post the entire thing, but I am reposting most of it. Why? Because it’s my blog and I can do whatever I want. Because this post … More TBT: What Can Your Publisher Do For You?