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
The other day, I got into a little spat with a couple people in a Facebook writer's group. Someone announced that they had just published their book. There were a lot of congratulations, but there was one woman who felt the need to edit this person's post. Yes, there was a typo in it. But … Continue reading Competitiveness. Let’s Not Talk About It
PitchWars is an annual writing contest where writers all over the world compete for the chance to be mentored by traditionally published authors. If you have a completed novel, you can enter. While mentors comb through entries, everyone involved in the contest spends about a month on Twitter making friends, talking about writing, and sharing … Continue reading PitchWars: Should You Enter?
Last night I canceled my chat. I think there was some surprise, and there was a little disappointment. But I've been running it since April, and while it has been fun and I've made a lot of friends, I think I managed to get all that I could out of it. Let me explain. There … Continue reading Why I Canceled my Twitter Chat
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