By Shelley Sturgeon
Halloween decorations are up and soon bowls heaped with candy will be placed by front doors, waiting for trick-or-treaters to come calling. Do you have your costume all picked out yet? 🙂 If not, there’s still time! And, there’s still time to submit your e-book cover to our October e-Book Cover Design Awards. All the information you need can be found here. Be sure to check back here tomorrow for September’s e-Book Cover Design Awards!
Next Sunday, don’t miss our blog carnival Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies!
David Penny on Self-Publishing Advice Center
Self-Publishing 3.0: The Future For Indie Authors: David Penny
“If the opportunities of new technologies like the blockchain are realized, we could see authors at the beginning and not the end of the payment chain in publishing, for the first time in history.”
Carla King on Bookbaby Blog
Nine Manuscript Editing Software Programs You Should Consider
“While a good, professional (human) editor is invaluable to your book – the purchase of manuscript editing software can be another prudent investment.”
Lynne M. Spreen on How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks
Author Marketing Challenge: Online vs Real World
“A month ago a friend and I decided to challenge ourselves to an amped-up marketing plan. She was going to implement certain strategies in real life, like looking for opportunities to speak and sell her books in person, and I was going to use Twitter and blog more vigorously.”
Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
When to write a press release
“Last week, B.D., an author, asked me for help writing a press release. Her book had been nominated for a statewide book award.”
Gordon Long on Indies Unlimited
Can I Make Money off My Non-Fiction Book?
“A reader sent in this question: I saw the blog about Page publishing, I’m thinking about writing educational equine books (as I broke my foot and can no longer train horses I would like to write about it) but wondering if there is any money in writing?”