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Quiz: Do You Have What it Takes to Self-Publish?

February 23, 2015 | Authorpreneur, Fun, Indie Publishing, Motivational, Self-publishing | 3 comments | Author:

  Let’s face it: self-publishing isn’t for everyone. Think you’ve got what it takes? Take our quiz below! Keep in mind that self-publishing is hard work. It would behoove you to treat your book not as your ticket into the world of … Continued


4 Things Indie Authors can Learn from Indie Musicians

February 16, 2015 | Audience, Authorpreneur, Book Marketing, Branding, Indie Publishing, Kickstarter, Media, Pubslush, Social Media | 2 comments | Author:

  With self-publishing on the rise (up almost 300% from 2007 to 2012 and still climbing), there are more and more resources for indie authors to share their knowledge and learn from each other. However, other authors aren’t the only … Continued


The Biggest Problem With Self-Publishing, And How You Can Fix It

February 12, 2015 | Distribution, Editing, Indie Publishing, Self-publishing | 7 comments | Author:

  Anyone who’s ever weighed the choice between indie publishing and traditional publishing knows that the biggest problem with self-publishing is the stigma associated with it.   Every year, we see that the public’s conception indies as badly written, edited, … Continued


5 Myths of Traditional Publishing

February 9, 2015 | Book Marketing, Indie Publishing, Pub. Industry, Royalty Publishing, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 1 comments | Author:

Last week we took you through five myths about self-publishing, so now it’s only fair we take a look at how the other half lives!   Myth #1: It’s your book; you’re the boss Your book is your baby. You … Continued


GIVEAWAY: Grammarly, Your Manuscript’s New Best Friend

February 4, 2015 | Editing, Giveaway, Technology, Writing, Writing Tips | 11 comments | Author:

    As a writer, I can rant and rave about the Oxford comma (long may it last) and the proper use of ellipses (with either three or four dots). But I know that there are some grammar rules I’m … Continued


5 Myths About Self-Publishing

January 28, 2015 | Authorpreneur, eBooks, Indie Publishing, Motivational, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 6 comments | Author:

  In the wake of self-publishing’s meteoric rise in popularity over the last few years, there have been plenty of misunderstandings about the industry. Let’s tackle five of the most common myths about self-publishing.   Myth #1: Self-publishing is for … Continued


7 Revolutionary Authors Who Decided to Self-Publish

January 26, 2015 | Authorpreneur, eBooks, Indie Publishing, Literary Trends, Motivational, Pub. Industry, Self-publishing, Traditional Publishing | 9 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


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