This Week in the Blogs, August 29 – September 4, 2015

by | Sep 6, 2015

This weekend of the year signifies an end to summer with a return to routines and the anticipation of new beginnings for many of us as children prepare to go back to school. But, for self-published authors, the learning never ends, does it? There are always new and more interesting things to learn about when it comes to preparing to self-publish and market our books. This week’s selection of articles might just help with that. Hope you like them.

Michael Keshen on Where Writers Win
How To Get A Great Author Domain Name When YourName.com Is Taken
“When you’re trying to establish your online presence as a writer, your name is everything. There are many basic components your website needs, but perhaps most important is having a great domain name.”

Jen Lang on The Self-Publishing Advice Blog
Book Production: More Tips on Using CreateSpace and Ingram Spark Together
“So you’ve decided you’re going to use both CreateSpace and IngramSpark for your print book creation and distribution. Great.”

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just For Writers
Social Media Changes Authors Need to Know
“Have you noticed all the changes occurring on social media? Sure, every day there’s a tweak here and there but these are exciting.
But here are some changes that authors need to know.”

Ruth Harris on Anne R. Allen’s Blog …with Ruth Harris
Depressed? Anxious? Stressed? A Must-have Guide to Must-lists For Writers
“From first draft to final draft, we spend a lot of our time looking for help, info, inspiration. Which is why the right list at the right time is a writer’s best friend.”

Vaughn Roycroft on Writer Unboxed
The Art of Making It: Rekindling Your Motivation
“This question was asked of me by my brother-in-law at a recent family gathering. Over the past couple of years, and his series of inquiries into the current state of my writing journey, I’ve endeavored to explain to him that most novel-length stories are rewritten and revised, often over a period of many years, before they are ready for publication.”

 
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2 Comments

  1. Frances Caballo

    Thank you, Joel, for including one of my posts two weeks in a row. It’s quite an honor!

    Reply

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