I must be a glutton for punishment. Honestly, I cannot believe I’ve done this…but I have. I’ve reopened the old Scribe’s board. However, Scribe’s will never return. I’ve changed in the last 14 months. My outlook and goals have changed too. Now, I want to be a part of a community. I miss being with … Read moreIndie Author Community
No, I have not fallen into a black hole. Yes, I am still writing (even though the progress bars in the sidebar are not moving). So what have I been doing? The last few months have seen me more focused on writing than I have been in some time. My progress with Whispering Caves was … Read moreWalking the Indie Publishing Road
I’ve discovered another informative website – Publetariat. If you click on the “Publish” tab, you’ll find a long list of articles that could steal several hours of your time. I read a few of them and intend to read more. But this post is related to one of the articles Setting Stories Free…For Free. If … Read moreSetting Stories Free
Originally posted on another site on 25 February 2010. I was doing the rounds of my blog roll (found at the bottom of this page) to catch up on other people’s news, when I came across Indie Author: Avast Ye Lubbers, And Hear Ye Me Pirate Tale of Two Clicks!. The words not only rang … Read moreIndie Author: Avast Ye Lubbers, And Hear Ye Me Pirate Tale of Two Clicks!
Originally posted on another site on 19 February 2010. Why does there have to be a war? If printed books are $18 (as they generally are in Australia), then an ebook should be at least half that price (in my opinion) as there is no paper, shipping, etc. It seems to me that as ebooks … Read moreThe E-book Price War Isn’t Over Yet
Originally posted on another site on 15 January 2010. The return to work has seen me fall behind in my blogging as it means I, once again, am getting up very early and doing a lot of travelling. This week, being my first week back, has left me feeling tired, too tired to write or … Read moreThe Road Divides and I Must Go Astray
by Anthony P. Palmieri In these days of computers, the internet, digital cameras, and on-line publishing companies, individuals can more easily express their creativity through writing and publishing their own written works. Whether it is a novel, a short story, or a how to guide, having a creative cover is important to help capture the … Read moreDesigning A Cover For Your Book- A guide for self publishers
Whether you self-publish or are lucky enough to get published through the conventional method, the author should always take an active role in advertising (or marketing) their own book(s). This goes without saying. Right? Thing is, we are writers not advertisers, so what would we know about getting our book “out there”? Thanks to Benjamin … Read moreUncommon Book Promotion Tips