This Week in the Blogs, April 4 – 10, 2015

by | Apr 12, 2015

There’s always something new or interesting to read about in the self-publishing world and this week’s articles are no exception. Enjoy!

Andy Ross on Ask the Agent
Attorney Helen Sedwick on Legal Issues for Book Authors
“Today we are going to interview Helen Sedwick, business attorney and author of Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook: The Step-by-Step Guide to the Legal Issues of Self-Publishing.”

Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
What should I send to my author e-mail list?
“There’s more to staying in touch with fans by e-mail than figuring out what to write about, though. If you haven’t started the process yet, you’ll find these four basic steps helpful.”

Debbie Young on ALLi – Self-Publishing Advice Blog
How and Why to Make Your Indie Author Website Mobile Responsive
“To reach more readers with your author website, you need to optimise its visibility – which includes making sure that it’s mobile-friendly. Three internet-savvy ALLi members explain why there’s not a moment to lose in making sure your site passes muster.”

Sabrina Ricci on Digital Pubbing
A Look at Interactive Ebooks
“Interactive, multimedia ebooks are starting to gain some traction. In addition to embedding audio and video, some ebook creators are experimenting with game elements, using GPS, and adding activities.”

Kristen Lamb on Kristen Lamb’s Blog
Pen Names—Necessary Evil or Ticket to Crazyville?
“Today we are going to talk about a somewhat touchy subject. The pen name. Before anyone gets in a fluff, understand two things. First, I’m on your side. Secondly, this is only a decision you can make. My goal here is to make sure you guys are making educated business decisions. Thus, I won’t stop anyone from having a pen name, but about 95% of the time? It’s unnecessary.”

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