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Will 2014 Be the Year of the Indie?

Data is showing indie publishers on the rise for customer satisfaction, Keith West explores where this could lead.

Road to Publication in 2014

Cedar clues us in on a host of useful tips and guides for those who are looking to publish in 2014.

Interior Format for CreateSpace

Cedar Sanderson dives into the nitty-gritty of self-publishing with this how-to on formatting with CreateSpace.

Formatting for Createspace: The Cover

Cedar Sanderson gives an insider perspective to designing your cover and the Createspace templates.

From Locks to Freedom

The problem with the internet is that anyone can write something down, publish it, and present it as fact when it’s not. I have ten titles on Amazon, and another one coming out later this week. Every single one, the default is no DRM, although there is a check-box I can click if I decided I wanted it on my work. Which I don’t. Unlike Big Music and Big Publishing, I don’t think all people are thieves. I also know better than to think that DRM is anything but a challenge to hacker twits who break stuff just for jollies.

Interview with Archer Garrett

Cedar Sanderson interviews Archer Garrett, author of The Border Marches

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part...

a discussion on another publishing option for your backlist of short fiction

The Power of Free

Face it, no-one needs to buy a fiction book. It’s not like underwear, or food, or a roof over their heads. It’s entertainment.

Playing the Short Game: How to Sell Your Short Fiction (Part...

independently publishing your stories yourself

Marketing As A Metafictional Tool: Harnessing the Power of Misdirection

Deliberate misdirection is a writer's tool that also deserves a place in the marketer's toolkit. Here's how writers can colonize the search page, where the reading experience ought to start.
Eric Gustafson Cover

The Art of Designing Covers

Today I am pleased to present a guest post by Eric Gustafson, an innovative artist and book cover designer. I am still learning so...

LibertyCon 26 Report

Home from LibertyCon 26, in Chattanooga TN. We put a thousand miles on the little car this weekend, stayed away from home for four...

Interview with Stephanie Osborn

I chose to interview Stephanie Osborn about her writing and publishing work because I really admire her Displaced Detective Series, and I had the...

Woman, You Make Me Sick and Other Adventures in Freefall

These offputting objects killed the novel. Let's dance. 'Cos it's more fun reading in freefall.

Opening Salvo

Hi. I’m glad you’re here. Come in, make yourself comfortable, and let me introduce myself. My name is Keith West. I’ve been reading science...