Category Archives for "Publishing"

Indie stigma and the true indie spirit: Let’s show the world what we’re really made of!

This is a guest post by Terri Giuliano Long [jbox]For a week, the Blogosphere has been on fire over rants by conventional authors, railing against self-publishing . . . One traditionally published author went so far as to refer to self-publishing as “literary karaoke.” Here is Terri Giuliano Long’s passionate response to this ongoing debate.[/jbox] […]


Writers deserve to be paid for their products: How to kindly turn down requests for freebies

This is a guest post by Suzanne Gochenouer In a conversation recently, an author friend revealed how hard it is to realize even a couple dollars profit on the hardback version of her novel when readers, family, and friends continually request free copies. I cringed, because I’ve been there. It’s painful to hear people ask […]