The Top Ten Self-Publishing, Fantasy, and eBook Stories of 2014

Hey there, guys!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas (or at least a brief break from work/commuter traffic/annoying office mates, for those who didn’t celebrate).  I don’t want … Continue reading The Top Ten Self-Publishing, Fantasy, and eBook Stories of 2014

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?

What’s the difference between indie, small press, and self-publishing?

With the sudden blossoming of self-publishing, there have been various attempts to codify the movement that is leading away from (or at least providing more options in addition to) the … Continue reading What’s the difference between indie, small press, and self-publishing?

Smashwords survey provides sales tips for self-published authors

Self-publishing authors may want to think twice about that fantastic free promotion they’ve been planning, according to the newest data from Smashwords, because it won’t go nearly as far as … Continue reading Smashwords survey provides sales tips for self-published authors