“Anyone can self-publish”: Not true.
Today’s post is prompted by two events: My wife was filling in for me on a writer’s panel this weekend (I got a bad fish that gave me a bit of food poisoning) I’m counseling […]
Publishing is changing in big ways. Nina offers advice on how to hang ten while surfing that wave to success!
Michael weights in on Brenna Aubrey’s decision to turn down a six-figure advance.
Sorry, I ran this data a few days ago but didn’t have time to finish the analysis. Once again it’s time to take a closer look at the Amazon’s Epic Fantasy Bestseller list for the Kindle. […]
The time has come, my friends, to talk of cabbages, and sealing-wax, of walruses and kings… and of contracts, those sheets of paper that hold so much power in them. Whether you have submitted to […]
One of the first things you learn as a traditionally published author is that you have very little control over a great many things about your books. Cover design, format (hard cover, trade paperback, or […]
I have been asked several times in the last week alone about indie publishing. Before I talk about what I’m doing, and why, let me point out that I am relatively new to this. Vulcan’s […]
Ever since the Taleist Report (a survey of 1,000 self-published authors) came out I see it everywhere. Online comments or articles saying most self-published authors don’t earn more than $500. When compared with the $5,000 average […]
Okay, so maybe there aren’t fifty shades, but I’ve yet to do a “50-shades of gray” take-off in a blog post so this seemed like a good time to play that card. The fact is […]
I spend a lot of time on author forums trying to Keep up with changes that are going on in publishing industry Do what I can to tell other writers what I have learned It’s […]
Since my first time up at bat I discussed how to know when you should self-publish, it is now time to answer the second question on everyone’s mind when it comes to self-publishing: what should […]
I’ve been exclusively published through a small press. I’ve been exclusively self-published. I’ve been exclusively traditionally published. But I’m about to go “hybrid” and I think it offers the best of both worlds, and, like […]
If you’ve ever considered becoming a writer, surely you’ve heard the old expression, “Don’t quit your day job.” But what can you really expect as far as income is concerned? Let’s first explore traditional publishing. […]
Many fans of fantasy & science fiction have dreams of joining the ranks among their favorite authors someday. But as little as five years ago the publishing landscape was much different than it is today. […]