Today's chat we talked about author photos. Lots of people go with the casual photo, even a selfie, on social media, and if that's the image you want to convey, that's fine. But when you publish a book AND WANT TO SELL IT, you're opening a business. I feel like you will be taken more … Continue reading Indie-publishing chat: 411 with Vania and KT–Author photos
Imprints are fun . . . some say frivolous. But if you have any long-term plan to publish books, having an imprint is another way to claim your work. If you think really long term and are successful as an author you may want to publish other writers' works. Joanna Penn, not long ago, created … Continue reading Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–Imprints
When I first started out, ISBN numbers were a mystery to me. They aren't so much anymore, but the prices haven't changed since I started--they are still one of the most expensive things you can spend your money on when you self-publish. Take a few minutes to listen in to our chat about them. Whether … Continue reading Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–ISBN
Thanks for joining us for our second chat of this series. KT and I chatted about beta readers and editing. Enjoy! Vania Margene Rheault You've written Down to Sleep, and it's been slightly edited and with a couple betas. What has been your biggest surprise so far? KT Daxon My biggest surprise so far has … Continue reading Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–Beta Readers and Editing
First off, Happy New Year! We hope your New Year is full of writing and publishing, and we also hope this chat series will help you in those endeavors during 2018. This blog series will help us too because let's face it, we all have issues finding content. We want to be interesting, but helpful. … Continue reading Indie Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT — How it began
Since I've already gotten all my presents from Santa, I'm going to be a little naughty in 2018. I'm going to be decadent, give in to my desires. I'm going to go against everything I've ever preached on this blog. I'm going to genre-hop. I know. I'm sorry. There are so many reasons not to … Continue reading I’m Going to be a Bad, Bad, Girl . . .
December is almost over, which means we'll be welcoming in 2018 in a few days. Maybe you won't see it happen because you'll be in a pumpkin pie/eggnog-induced coma, or maybe you'll be hungover, which is the best way to bring in any New Year. But nonetheless, 2017 will be just a distant memory. Here's a … Continue reading The Top 7 Indie News Items from 2017 (that I can remember).