Publishing

Taking the Pulse of the Indie Publishing Industry
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Explore the shifts within the indie publishing landscape through JoAnn Vega’s insightful article, “Taking the Pulse of the Indie Publishing Industry,” as it unpacks the implications of Small Press Distribution’s (SPDs) unexpected closure. read more
NEW WRITER ASPIRING TO BE AN AUTHOR – BEWARE!
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Award-winning author Nina Purtee joins us today, taking readers from the high of completing her manuscript to the bold decision of withdrawing her works from a publisher to venture into self-publishing. With candid insight, she lays bare the tough realities of the publishing world, the hurdles she faced, and the deliberate changes she embraced to forge her path to success, showcasing how resilience and self-reliance can lead to unforeseen triumphs. read more
Intersectionality in Women’s Literature
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Strengthening Diverse Voices through Independent Publishing Independent publishing has long welcomed a spectrum of voices within women’s literature. During Women’s History Month, it’s particularly important to spotlight how this avenue…

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Budgeting for Your Book: Planning Your Publishing Expenses
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Indie publishing offers writers an unprecedented level of control over their work. However, as the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility, especially regarding finances. An essential step in the self-publishing journey is creating a realistic budget for your book. read more
Eight Big Reasons to Learn to Love Amazon
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Carolyn Howard-Johnson shares invaluable insights on why Amazon is essential for authors’ success. Dive into her expert advice for a thriving book journey. read more
Plan a Targeted Publicity Strategy Using Amazon’s Freebies
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From publicity pitfalls to leveraging Amazon’s hidden arsenal for authors, uncover how to turn your book’s presence from overlooked to outstanding without spending a fortune. Read more for insider tips on personalizing your book’s page and making your author profile work for you. read more
Three Most Important Components for Publishing an E-Book
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In the ever-changing world of digital publishing, knowing how to navigate from manuscript to e-book is essential. This article breaks down the three key components that make for a professionally produced e-book. read more
Exploring the Benefits of Audiobooks for Indie Authors
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Have you ever considered publishing your title as an audiobook?  Today we explore the many benefits for authors. read more
Celebrating Pride Month: Exploring the Vibrant World of Independently Published LGBTQ+ Books
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As we honor Pride Month, it is crucial to recognize and uplift the diverse voices within the LGBTQ+ literary community. Independent publishing provides a valuable avenue for expression, and an empowering platform to share personal stories, experiences, and perspectives. Let’s take a look into how the vibrant world of self-published LGBTQ+ books celebrate the creativity and profound impact of these remarkable authors. read more
Self-Publishing: Commit to the Long Game
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Before you crank out press releases or update your social media accounts, here’s why a commitment to the long game is the indie author’s best bet for reaching their target markets. read more