When I talk to people about my publishing plans for my next couple of books, people ask me if I’ll ever query and try for a traditionally published deal. I always say, “No, I’m not writing anything queryable right now.” People can take that a lot of different ways, and mostly that sounds like I … Continue reading To Query or Not to Query
I run a Twitter chat called #smutchat. It's geared toward more than just smut, (though I am a romance author and I like to chat about that too, from time to time) and last night we talked about self-publishing. I said I would recap the chat for a few people who couldn't make it, so … Continue reading #SmutChat Self-publishing Topic Recap!
Thanks for participating in #smutchat tonight! I hope you had fun learning about the self-publishing industry! The giveaway tonight is How to Self-Publish for Under $100 by Cinquanta Cox-Smith. Self-publishing can be expensive--pick and choose wisely! Thanks for playing! Have a lovely evening! a Rafflecopter giveaway
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.
Sometimes it’s difficult to plan what you’re going to cook for dinner much less where you want your writing career to be in five years. But whether you are writing for fun and only plan to write one book a year, if that, or you are planning to write and publish maybe as many as … Continue reading Do You Have a Publishing Plan?
I was going to write a blog post on a very important question--when you are published by an Amazon imprint are you considered Traditionally Published? Because these imprints won't take just anyone--you have to submit just like you would an agent or a publishing house. But is that the only difference between being published by … Continue reading Have You Heard of Kindle Scout? I Haven’t Either