This Week in the Blogs, July 28 – August 3, 2018

by | Aug 5, 2018

By Shelley Sturgeon

Where did July go? With our feet firmly planted in August now, are you on track for with your self-publishing plans for the year? Don’t forget, if you’re looking for information on a particular topic, you can always access our articles by subject here, and be sure to check out this week’s selection of articles. Lots of great reading to be had!

Diana Hurwitz on Blood Red Pencil
The Benefits of Genre Associations
“As writers, many of us are introverts and would rather hang out in our pajamas with our pets than go out and network and attend public functions where we don’t know anyone.”

Bruce Fottler on Indies Unlimited
The Indie Quest: Visibility through eBook Distributors
“While there’s a multitude of marketing strategies and advertising options that various blogs have explored over the years, I’d like to focus on retail channel performance.”

Stephanie Chandler on Nonfiction Authors Association
Use Amazon’s Alexa To Market Your Business
“How would you like to have your very own celebrity spokesperson?”

Jess Loure on Jane Friedman
How Traditionally Published Authors Can Repackage and Self-Publish Their Backlist
“My first published book, May Day, was released in March 2006. In the intervening twelve years, I’ve released ten more books in that series, watched glowing reviews come in, made an average of $6,000 a year off them (less than minimum wage), and grumbled to myself that if I had only self-pubbed the series, I’d be rolling in the hay by now.”

Dan Wagstaff on The Casual Optimist
Book Covers of Note, July 2018
“Here are my book cover selections for July…”

Other Links of Interest

“My Best Story 2018” Short Story Writing Contest

 
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