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7 Revolutionary Authors Who Decided to Self-Publish

January 26, 2015 | Authorpreneur, eBooks, Indie Publishing, Literary Trends, Motivational, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 0 comments | Author:

  Although it has only recently, with the advent of online purchasing and ebooks, become a household term, self-publishing has always existed as an alternative to traditional publishing. Here’s a list of some of the most influential writers of all-time who … Continued


24 Hours to Improve Your Book

January 23, 2015 | Editing, Motivational, Revising, Self-publishing, Writing, Writing Inspiration, Writing Prompts, Writing Tips | 0 comments | Author:

    Have a free day and want to sharpen up your book?   There are lots of quick ways to improve your manuscript. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but the empire could definitely fix up a few statues … Continued


The Indie Author’s Guide to Front Matter

January 21, 2015 | Indie Publishing, Self-publishing | 0 comments | Author:

    It takes great writing and an eye-catching cover to blend in with high-budget, traditionally published books, to be sure. But when the editing’s been done and the layout’s coming together, there’s one feature it’s imperative an indie author … Continued


3 Ways to Avoid Sabotaging Your Book before You Publish

January 15, 2015 | Audience, Indie Publishing, Self-publishing | 1 comments | Author:

    Mmmk, it’s time for a little tough-love talk, Wise Inkers.   We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Being an author is not for the faint of heart. The book business is a tough business. Because … Continued


15 Undeniable Reasons to Love E-Books

January 13, 2015 | eBooks | 1 comments | Author:

    E-readers have been on the market for over a decade now, and in this changing publishing landscape, one thing is certain: ebooks aren’t going anywhere.   When ebooks first reached the scene, people either hated or loved them. … Continued


In Defense of Stacey Jay

January 7, 2015 | Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, Indie Publishing, Kickstarter, Pubslush | 1 comments | Author:

    If you’ve been on Twitter or publishing blogs in the past day or so, you’ve likely heard the name Stacey Jay being kicked around. Stacey is the penname for the YA work of an author who also publishes … Continued


12 New Year’s Resolutions for the Purpose-Driven Author

December 16, 2014 | Motivational, Writing, Writing Tips | 3 comments | Author:

    We’re less than two weeks away from 2015 (sidenote: how did THAT happen?), and Wise Ink has begun to plan for our New Year’s resolutions.   For us, our resolutions are all about new, innovative ways we can … Continued


Wise Ink’s Bookish Gift Guide: 2014

December 9, 2014 | Fun | 2 comments | Author:

    If you’re anything like us, you’re in the midst of frantically finding holiday presents for friends, children, coworkers, and family.   I always like to inject some of my own personality into the gifts I give—within reason, of … Continued


The Trick to Presales

December 3, 2014 | Book Launch, Book Marketing, Kickstarter | 3 comments | Author:

    As a debut author, one of the hardest things about marketing your book is drumming up interest pre-release. You don’t have any fans yet, and you can only talk about your theoretical book for so long before people … Continued


8 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Your Readers

November 17, 2014 | Audience | 0 comments | Author:

    As you write with the intention to publish, you’re no longer writing for your own pleasure. Your job is also to become a convincer. And, to do so, you need to know whom you’re trying to convince!   … Continued


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