Category Archives: Publishing

Publishing Resources

Yikes, where has the time gone since my last post? I blame spring cleaning, travel, research, and writing almost 20,000 words of my new novel. That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it! Meanwhile, Jane Friedman’s annual review of Book … Continue reading

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Statistics Writers Should Know

Once again, Jane Friedman has provided valuable information for writers and their marketing priorities. Read it here: https://janefriedman.com/9-statistics-writers-know-amazon/

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Consider the Kindle Scout Opportunity

Kindle Scout is a service of Amazon that I knew virtually nothing about until reading this guest post on Jane Friedman’s blog. The concept is hopeful for many writers, but be sure to read the whole post to learn about … Continue reading

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AN OPTION FOR E-BOOK DISTRIBUTION

Jane Friedman’s latest blog post discusses an e-book distribution option for those of you who try to keep up with the ever-changing indie market options. Do you remember the digital publishing startups Vook? Booklr? Byliner? All of these services/companies have been folded … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO STORIES

At any given time, I have multiple story ideas ping-ponging around in my brain. Usually, if I am patient, one rises closest to the surface screaming “Choose me! Choose me!” At that point, the other story ideas recede into the … Continue reading

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2016 – THE YEAR IN PUBLISHING

Here is an enlightening post by Jane Friedman about the state of the 2016 publishing industry…. Looking Back at 2016: Important Publishing Developments Authors Should Know

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7 Unmissable Insider Secrets to Achieving Best Selling Status on Amazon

Thanks to Laurence O’Bryan for these secrets to being a best seller on Amazon! August 3, 2015 by Laurence O’Bryan 5 Comments These are the secrets to becoming a top 10, or even #1 bestselling author on Amazon. They rely … Continue reading

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