Five Reasons Why I’m Not Marketing My Books Right Now

As always in conversations about self-publishing, the subject of marketing your book comes up. I hosted a Twitter chat last week on Self-Publishing, and people wanted to talk more about marketing than anything else. I get this. I mean, we all want people to find our books; we write so people can read our work. … Continue reading Five Reasons Why I’m Not Marketing My Books Right Now

Why Buy the Cow When You Get the Milk for Free? Or Something Like That.

Writers are notorious for giving their work away. "Sign up for my newsletter and receive a free book!" "My book is on Instafreebie!" "Every first book to all my series is permafree." We hand out novellas and short stories like candy. We tweet poems. There is so much free content you could drown in words. … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow When You Get the Milk for Free? Or Something Like That.

It’s October! You Know What that Means!

It's October first. Well, it might not be when you read this only because I'm a bit behind with my whole life writing this post. Anyway, so when you think of October, you think Pumpkin Spice Lattes, fall leaves, bonfires, hoodies. Halloween.   Oh, wait. We're writers. October doesn't mean any of those things, right? What does … Continue reading It’s October! You Know What that Means!