Online Indie writing conference IndieReCon ended last night with a bang, and I have a ton of stuff to write about and to implement for my own books. The whole conference is still available online here and will be added to the archives shortly if you want to catch up, though some of the best … More IndieReCon: The Aftermath
I’ve self-published several of my own novels, but as a reader I usually cringe at the thought of reading those written by others. As a writer, the self-publishing world is full of promise, excitement and adventure. As a reader… it’s nothing more than a dump of rejected and amateurish failures of wannabe writers who can’t … More 5 Ways to Make Your Indie Novel Stand Out
A few months ago I published an e-book for the first time, my NaNo novel Mostly Human. I was using Kindle Direct Publishing, which I’m a big fan of as both a reader and a writer. During the publication process, I had the option to join Kindle Select, which would mean more publicity, higher ratings… and … More Kindle Unlimited: Blessing or Bane to Indie Authors?
The past few years have seen a revolution in independent production, and it’s no wonder: crowd funding makes sense. People hear about a product they like, and they can chip in to help make it a reality. Inventors and designers have experienced a huge wave of success, and indie authors are catching on. What could … More Crowd Funding: What New Authors Should Know