Leaving Story Avenue: One Author’s Tale of Going Indie by Paul LaRosa tells the story of LaRosa, a traditionally-published author who decided to go indie with his latest book
One of the staples of an author website or blog is the Calendar page. Fans can find out the next stop on your blog tour, where you might be speaking at a live event, or other notable happenings. The problem is, in practice, these Calendar pages rarely get updated. It’s quite common to go to […]
15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me by Joel Friedlander
Book Marketing: Have You Tried a Sample Interview? Include it in your book launch media kit to guide editors and reviewers and to get more media attention
Sundman: Friedlander on the Future of Publishing. In an interview on his Wetmachine blog, John Sundman asks questions about the future of publishing, pbooks and ebooks.
Using Consultants to Crush Your Learning Curve, and an Offer for a one-on-one consultation with the book designer to cut through the confusion that’s keeping you from your goals.
Welcome to Self-Publishing: The Carnival of the Indies. A new blog carnival is a way for bloggers to gain new readers, and for readers to find great blog posts they may have missed.
Well, this is awkward. When I realize I’ve screwed up I’d prefer to pretend it didn’t happen, put my hands in my pockets and see if it blows over. But sometimes there’s no way around it, so I might as well go straight forward and own up. Tonight I was on a panel discussing self-publishing […]
Another week is sliding under the bridge, and the fallout from the iPad launch continues. Read up on how to get your book onto the new platform, get a take on the year ahead, reap some wisdom from an author who lives on both sides of the street, and then learn from a self-publisher who’s […]
After writing the last section of my Publishing Timeline, I decided it would be handy to have them all in one place. Here’s a list of the seven parts, with links: Publishing Timeline: 1. Early Years Publishing Timeline: 2. California Bound Publishing Timeline: 3. The Renaissance Press and Beyond Publishing Timeline: 4. New York City […]