Every New Years I talk to authors who have big writing and publishing plans for the new year. And yes, as you know, most of them never pan out. Does that happen to you, too? This is all too common, and I think it’s partly due to an assumption many of us have that writing […]
Labor Day / Labour Day Post including links from Amy Collins, David Wogahn, and Joel Friedlander
I read this in today’s New York Times Magazine: “I always think about people that write books. What a horrible feeling it must be to have poured your soul into a book over a number of years and somebody comes up to you and goes, ‘I loved your book,’ and they walk away, and you […]
August is the official launch month for WriteWell Writer’s Journals. To get a coupon code along with the best writer’s journal you can buy, read this article now.
Anyone like me, whose career as a designer, typesetter, author, and book publisher has spanned all the years of the digital revolution, have used a succession of tools to do our writing and editing. Since the advent of personal computers, we’ve moved from the typewriters that writers used in the twentieth century to the ubiquitous […]
I expect something awesome from you, otherwise why are we taking the extraordinary time and trouble to publish our books? Seth Godin says, “Finding success is all about taking action. You can read all you want, but nothing will happen until you execute.” Like you, I’ll be publishing books this year. I keep asking myself, […]
Self-Publishing: The Carnival of the Indies Issue #85 including March McCarron, Amy Collins, Lisa Poisso and many more.
Fall is conference time in the publishing world, and it’s a great time to travel to these conferences to meet other authors, vendors of publishing services, to get great education in how to produce and market your books. And hey, it’s just a lot of fun! While there are over 40 writers conferences, there have […]
Labor Day / Labour Day Post including links
In the first six months of 2017, traffic on the blog has been robust with 637,811 visitors, serving over 1 million page views. As we continue to offer high-quality content from experts and passionate newcomers to the field of indie publishing, our goal remains the same: To arm authors with the best information we can […]