Since we added a staff of experts as Contributing Writers, they have individually and collectively added a huge amount of great, usable, and informative content to the blog. And readers seem to love it. Now I’ve got another treat in store for you. My friend and colleague, Joan Stewart (The Publicity Hound) is the latest […]
Years ago I wrote an article for my blog titled, “How Freewriting Saved My Life.” Does that sound over the top? I assure you it wasn’t. I had suffered through many years of being—as my free-writing teacher put it—a “crushed creative.” There were many things I wanted to write, but I felt cut off from […]
Here’s a list of apps, tools, extensions, and plugins that can actually help indie authors and not further distract or hinder them in their work.
It’s Martin Luther King Day here in the U.S., honoring the civil rights leader and legend. Some businesses stay open, some close, it’s a bit of a mixed bag. But it has been a long winter already, so Jill and I have decided to take the day off and recharge. We’ll be back with another […]
Happy 2017! It’s going to be a momentous year for all of us. I can’t wait to see what 2017 brings. We’re taking a break for the holiday, but check back on Wednesday for another blockbuster post from frequent contributor novelist Florence Osmond. You won’t want to miss that. And on Thursday, join me and […]
To All Readers, contributors, and friends I love taking time around the holidays to look back over the year that’s coming to an end. And what do I find? More good fortune in the people who I have the pleasure and the honor to work with, collaborate with, speak to, and write for. And enormous […]
Make your writing pleasing, memorable, unique and rhythmic so that the reader really feels the impact of the journey they have been through.
Since we introduced our interior book templates in February, 2013 over 15,000 authors all over the world have created their books more quickly and at less expense than ever before. But nothing’s perfect, right? Tracy Atkins and I have been hard at work for over a year to change the way we sell our templates, […]
This list offers 11 top tips you can use to monetize your writing/photo content in 2017.
Don’t you ever wish there was someone who could answer your questions about indie publishing? The ones that pop up when you’re new to book publishing? Blogs provide a lot of answers, and we certainly get our share of people looking for help with book construction, book design, book production, book marketing, and similar subjects. […]