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August 26, 2017
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A guy with no publishing experience tried to mansplain writing to a writer, and she trolled TF out of him

If you’re a woman who has ever interacted with a man, chances are you’ve been mansplained to. Hell, in all likelihood, you were mansplained to earlier today. You may have even been mansplained to just now when your BF asked you what you were reading and you told him you were reading an article about […]

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Self-published archaeological thriller takes £20,000 Amazon award | Books | The Guardian

The writer David Leadbeater has struck gold with his self-published archaeological thriller, The Relic Hunters, scooping up the first Amazon Kindle Storyteller award. Leadbeater pronounced it “a dream come true” to win the £20,000 award, which is open to writers who produce their books using the online retailer’s Kindle Direct Publishing platform. According to the […]

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Why im self publishing revenant winds

Why I’m self publishing Revenant Winds I don’t often post on the business side of publishing, but I felt there were a few things going on that readers and other authors might find interesting. And I’ll also give an update on what’s happening with my career going forward. A while ago my agent and I […]

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Is crowdfunding the future of publishing?

A great post we found from from http://bookandbrew.net/is-crowdfunding-the-future-of-publishing/ that we thought would be helpful in your self publishing journey.   — Publishing — Crowdfunding is becoming an increasingly common way to raise finance for an array of music, culture and arts ventures. Supporters donate what they can to develop a project and become a patron with a […]

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‘We All Have a Place Here’: Canada’s Indigenous Voices in Publishing

A great post we found from Carla Douglas from https://publishingperspectives.com/2017/08/canada-indigenous-voices-in-publishing/ that we thought would be helpful in your self publishing journey.   ‘Stories remain when the land has been taken,’ says Cherie Dimaline about the indigenous narratives of Canada and respect in publishing. “We live in the stories.” Canada’s First Nations are the aboriginal groups living south […]

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How To Be A Writer: Traditional Publishing To Indie And Hybrid With John Birmingham

A great post we found from Joanna Penn from https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2017/08/21/how-to-be-a-writer-john-birmingham/ that we thought would be helpful in your self publishing journey.   Subscribe: Android | Today I’m talking with Australian author John Birmingham about his journey from the dizzying heights of the traditional publishing scene, to deciding to go indie and hybrid and his insights into how […]

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How many copies must a book sell to be a bestseller in India (and why are there so many lists?)

A great post we found from Amish Raj Mulmi from https://scroll.in/article/847675/how-many-copies-must-a-book-sell-to-be-a-bestseller-in-india-and-why-are-there-so-many-lists that we thought would be helpful in your self publishing journey.   If you’re a reader, you’ll have noticed that in India, there isn’t a clear definition of what a bestselling book means. Sure, there are some clear leaders: the Chetan Bhagats, the Amish Tripathis, the […]

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August 9, 2017
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Create an Online Freelance Profile That People Will Love in 6 Easy Steps

You became a freelancer for a reason: To have the luxury to work for yourself and build a business from the ground up. On that same token, as a freelancer, your survival in the gig economy relies heavily on your ability to market yourself—to rise above the others. If not, you run the risk of […]

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10 Things Every Writer Should Know About Amazon Publishing

10 Things Every Writer Should Know About Amazon Publishing In 2012, right before my third novel, Forgotten was released, my agent let me know that my US publisher, William Morrow, would not be picking up my fourth novel, Hidden. I was, to put it gently, upset. My first (Spin) and second (Arranged) novels had published with them that […]

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August 8, 2017
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How to Find an Editor as a Self-Published Author

by suzumi3 | via Flickr In today’s guest post, indie author Teymour Shahabi explains how to find an editor for the draft of your self-published book and what to look for in an editing relationship. In traditional publishing, submitting your draft to an editor is an inevitable step on the road to bookstore shelves. But how much […]

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