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Quick Link: 10 Tips for Self-Published Authors

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Here are some good pointers from author Duncan M. Hamilton for writers who are thinking of becoming self-published. Head on over to Fantasy Faction for the full post. ~ * ~ 10 Tips for Self-Published Authors by Duncan M. Hamilton In publishing […]

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Quick Links: Guide to Self-Publishing Marketplaces

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is a basic guide for self-publishers on the major different marketplaces. There are smaller places out there as well and niche stores, all of which a quick google search will show you. Writers And Authors poster Fred Johnson’s article is […]

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Quick Link: A plea for reviewers – can we open up a dialogue about self-published books?

Quick Link: A plea for reviewers – can we open up a dialogue about self-published books?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Roz Morris, owner of Nail Your Novel, reaches out to people who review books with a plea that they open their minds a little towards reviewing self-publishing titles. I can understand the reluctance of book reviewers, there are a lot of self-published […]

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Quick Link: This is Why Authors Shouldn’t Do it All

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There are people out there who say you can self-publish an ebook for free. And it is true you can. But if you want anyone to actually read your book you have to compete against a lot of other titles, and they […]

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Quick Links – Should You Pay for a Publicist?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Dorit Sasson, posting at Jane Friedman, shares her experiences and costs of hiring a publicist.  As an indie author, you should be willing to spend a little money on a great cover and a great editor, but is it worth it to […]

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Quick Link: 5 Musts for Self-Publishing Great Books

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A timely post now that NaNoWriMo is almost done! Once you have completed writing your story there are some essentials you need to do to make it worth publishing. Laurisa White Reyes from Janice Hardy’s Fiction University lists them out for you.  […]

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Quick Links: Should You Self-Publish or Traditionally Publish?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Jane Freeman tackles the question should you try to publish traditionally or go the self-publishing route.  She gives you some thoughts you might not have heard before.  Personality has a lot to do with it. As someone who is self-employed, self-publishing seems […]

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In The News: Timberland libraries now offer access to self-published books

In The News – Articles Of Interest For Authors While this is a local news item, I am sharing for the information on Self-e.  Self-e is a free program for authors and small publishers to get their books into local libraries. The Olympian is just one news organization that is highlighting the opportunities this presents […]

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Quick Links: Letter to a Discouraged Writer

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Writing getting you down? Perhaps you are feeling discouraged and even though you got published, it didn’t turn out like you thought it would? James Scott Bell has some encouraging words to help you keep your chin up and move along at Kill […]

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Quick Links: From Trad-Pub to Self-Pub–Tips and Observations

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Elizabeth S. Craig is one of those amazing authors who has had book published by a publisher as well as self-published. She recently got rights back to some titles from her publishing house and decided to re-release them as eBooks her self.  […]

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Quick Link: Eight things booksellers would like self-published authors to know

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ever thought about trying to get your book into a bookstore or hold an event? Niki Hawkes at The Independent has some tips for you that booksellers think you should know. There is also a podcast along with the story. ~ * […]

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Quick Links: How to Prepare for Self-Publishing: Ebook Formatting

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is the next in a series of posts about self-publishing from Digital Publishing News. Catherine Dunn talks about some basic formatting hints and things to look out for. If you have a question or problem with preparing your manuscript for eBook […]

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The art of reinvention: Denise Deegan took charge of her own work and became self-published.

Quick Link: Maybe it’s time to take the plunge and become self-published like me

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. After having some success with traditional publishing, author Denise Deegan decided to try out self-publishing. She writes up her experience on the Independent.ie site. ~ * ~ Maybe it’s time to take the plunge and become self-published like me by Denise Deegan […]

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In the News – Barnes & Noble Should Carry Indie Books

In The News – Articles Of Interest For Authors I have to admit Barnes & Noble just frustrates me. I want them to succeed, I want there to be competition and a lot of choices with books and eBooks.  But if you told me that Barnes & Noble was deliberately trying to fail, I would […]

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Quick Links: Making Changes to a Published Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One of the nice things about eBooks is that it is very easy to make changes, especially if you are self published.  On Elizabeth S. Craig‘s site, she discusses the different times you would want to update your eBook. ~ * ~ […]

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