Publishing and marketing can be confusing. There's so much to keep track of that sometimes things just get forgotten, left behind, even when we have the best intentions. That's where our publishing and marketing workbook comes in! This workbook will help you create a great publishing and marketing strategy, keep track of all the moving … Continue reading Publish and Market Your Book Like a Pro…
There's been an explosion of interest in writing books in recent years. A lot of people dream of writing a book, of writing their story, the one they've lived or one (or all) of the hundreds they've imagined. Or they want to write about their field of expertise and share their wisdom and knowledge with … Continue reading So, You Want to Write a Book?
In case there was doubt... this is Ernest Hemingway. 1. “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” 2. “The first draft of anything is shit.” 3. “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” 4. “All good … Continue reading 17 Brilliant Quotes on Writing from the Famed Author Ernest Hemingway
Hello all! Been away for a short period of time, but I wanted to drop a post letting you all know what I've been up to. I'm working on two major projects right now, both of which are shown in the title of this post. What are they? The first is called The Independent Indie: … Continue reading The Independent Indie and The Indie Space
Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash I spent a lot of time waiting. Just waiting. I thought that at some point in the future I would recognize that it was "the perfect time" to begin pursuing my dreams. I wasted a lot of years that way. Granted, they weren't a total loss, because I learned … Continue reading Begin
Remember to look at the top 100 (at least) covers on Amazon in your genre. Check out the other book selling websites too if you're planning on publishing wide and not exclusively on Amazon. See what the best-selling authors in your genre are using for book covers and do something that makes your book fit in so that people looking for books in that genre will know your book belongs there. If it looks too far off more people will just skip over it
Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash I read the story of the cross, of Jesus' death, and I cry. That this sinless, eternal Being would willingly suffer torture and death so that I would have a chance at redemption is both heartbreaking and extremely heartening.I can't help but ask, "Why?" What would possess such a … Continue reading How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design
Photo by RetroSupply on Unsplash The Indie Revolution is here. Everyday more people take up the mantle of Indie Author and decide to write and publish their stories for the world to read. In fact, thousands of new books are published ever month. But the truth is that most of those books get read by … Continue reading How to be a Successful Indie Author