Category Archives: Publishing

For Self Published Authors: Going Wide

‘Going Wide’ is a hot topic among self-published authors. Some put all of their book eggs in the Amazon basket and hope sales and page reads through Kindle Unlimited (KU) keep on coming. Others spread their work around, trying to … Continue reading

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2015 Year in Review – It’s All About Lesfic

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Interestingly to me, 4 of the top 5 visited articles this year were about lesbian fiction (lesfic). As much as I’d like to think that my work … Continue reading

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5 Quick Tips About Kindle Unlimited for Authors

Four months ago, I wrote this post: On Self Publishing: Top Ten Lessons I’ve Learned…So Far. A lot of that was cheerleader type stuff and cautions about social media do’s and don’ts. I did mention however that new authors should start … Continue reading

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Cozy Mystery? Yeah or Nay?

I had an argument with an author friend the other day about cozy mysteries versus…well, everything else when it comes to my books. Cozy’s typically have a murder that happens off the page and/or that isn’t violent in appearance – … Continue reading

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10 Inspiring Facts for Indie Authors

Some great thoughts from Wise Ink Publishing that were passed along by a fellow author on indie publishing that all indie authors should read. These will give you a real ‘pick me up’! Please follow and share:0

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On Publishing – Converting eBooks to Paperbacks

I’ve come to a decision. I’m taking the plunge and doing paperback versions of the three ebooks I have out so far. I’ve decided to do print on demand (POD) versions of ‘Relic‘, ‘Busy Bees‘ and ‘Dana’s Dilemma‘ through CreateSpace. … Continue reading

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Kindle Book Sales and Borrows for March 2015

I thought I’d share some numbers to give those of you still on the fence about self publishing some idea what Kindle sales numbers and borrows look like for a debut, virtually unknown author. Keep in mind, I write in … Continue reading

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On Publishing: Amazon Kindle Unlimited Borrows vs Selling on Other Platforms

Is it worth it from a monetary standpoint to forgo the Kindle Select program in order to be able to sell eBooks on other platforms like Barnes and Noble (Nook), Apple, Sony and KOBO? Does an indie author make more … Continue reading

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On Self Publishing: Top Ten Lessons I’ve Learned…So Far

In the words of Nike, ‘Just do it!‘- you can self publish. You can make 35% or more for your own work in digital format. You don’t need an agent and you don’t need a traditional publisher limiting you to … Continue reading

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On Writing: Write Baby Write!

Tuesday night I didn’t go to bed until I finished reading the 2013 Kindle edition of the book, The Naked Truth About Self Publishing (disclaimer: that’s an affiliate link) which was co-authored by 10 of the biggest names in the indie romantic fiction … Continue reading

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