This Week in the Blogs, October 8 – 14, 2016

POSTED ON Oct 16, 2016

Shelley Sturgeon

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Another round up of great posts full of info and tips for self-publishers. Don’t miss out!

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just For Writers
Joanna Penn on Book Marketing and How to Write a Novel
“I recently interviewed Joanna Penn for my new webinar series Conversations with Frances..”

Dave Chesson on Kindlepreneur
Master Guide To Selecting The Best Book Editor
“Choosing a book editor can be stressful. How’s one to know if one editor or editing service is better than the other?”

Dan Wagstaff on The Casual Optimist
Book Covers of Note October 2016
“Busy, busy October… here are this month’s book covers of note…”

Data Guy on Author Earnings
October 2016 Author Earnings Report: A Turning of the Tide…?
“Two and a half years. Ten quarterly Author Earnings reports. With each one of them, we learned something new and unexpected about our rapidly changing industry. … But this October surprise flat-out blindsided us…”

Jessica Bell on Book Marketing: How to Create An Author Brand – Case Study with Jessica Bell
Self-Publishing Advice Center
“For at least five years, up until early this year, I’d been wracking my brain on how to boost my novel and poetry book sales by doing what all successful indie authors rave about and swear by: branding.”

Self-Publishing News You Can Use

By Amy Collins

Deadlines for the Three Biggest Indie Book Awards Coming up Soon!

The First Call Deadline for the Ben Franklin Award just passed but the SECOND CALL Deadline was announced and is now open until December 15, 2016. Entries are $75 this year

The EARLY BIRD Deadline for the IPPYs also is now passed but the FINAL Deadline for the Independent Publisher Book Awards is February 25, 2017. Entries are $85 this year

The Foreword Book of the Year Indies Award Deadline is January 15, 2017. Entries are $99 this year.

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