Goodreads Ratings and the Curse of the One-Star Review

For those returning visitors who may be finding yourselves a bit disoriented, welcome to the new Inkless, fresh from a facelift and chemical peel.  Feel free to poke around and … Continue reading Goodreads Ratings and the Curse of the One-Star Review

Life After NaNoWriMo: Taking the First Look

Check out my feature in this month’s issue of Shelf Unbound Magazine, and take a look at all the winners of this year’s best indie book contest! And don’t forget … Continue reading Life After NaNoWriMo: Taking the First Look

Do Facebook and Goodreads ads work for self-publishing authors?

Web ads. Ugh. Flashy, annoying pop-ups and distracting sidebars; exhortations for products you don’t really care about; “targeted” pitches for lard clarifiers and chimney collars and one weird trick that … Continue reading Do Facebook and Goodreads ads work for self-publishing authors?