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Indie authors: Your Pub Date is Not As Important as You Think
by Tabitha Lord
The pub date: THE big day of an author’s life, right? All of the toiling, editing, revising and decision-making comes down to a fateful 24 hours — a speck on the calendar, but a very important speck.
Or so they say. But that’s not necessarily the case, at least, not for us indie authors.
We hear a lot about the all-important pub date as authors, but it’s important to parse whom the pub date really matters to and why. For traditionally published authors, a book’s success can largely hinge on early sales. Much attention is given to garnering pre-orders in hopes of pushing a book onto a bestseller list during release week and encouraging retailers to order more books.
Read the full post on Writer unBoxed.