Lessons Learned: My 7 Best Moves as a Self-Published Author

By Melissa Storm/ Yesterday, I wrote about my 10 biggest mistakes as a self-published author. Today, I'd like to acknowledge that not everything I've done as an author has been

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Lessons Learned: My 10 Biggest Mistakes as a Self-Published Author

By Melissa Storm/ Today's post is all about why I decided to throw away an author brand I'd worked on developing for over four years, easily spending over $35,000 in the

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The Scary World of Self Publishing: 8 Myths Busted

By Kyoko M/ Self-publishing is a lot of things. It’s scary, exciting, and still in its toddler stages, stumbling around bumping into tables and giggling as it spins around in

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Editors and designers and distribution, oh my! A step-by-step guide to self-publishing your book

This is a guest post by Margot Atwell   1. Find an editor Now that you’ve polished your manuscript as much as you can, it’s time to find

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7 ways to put your love of writing to work

This is a guest post by Lucy Markham Get involved in community arts A great way to pursue a career and have time for your own writing is

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eBook and ISBNs: A numbers game you can’t win

This is a guest post by John F. Harnish Many, many folks have bought lottery tickets with hopes their numbers will match the machine generated random numbers winning

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The value of paid reviews: It might not be what you’d expect

This is a guest post by Susan Helene Gottfried Recently on Facebook, a discussion came up about the value of paying for a review from a company like

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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

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Why am I evil for wanting to make money from my writing? Tell the naysayers to bugger off!

This is a guest post by Harlow Drake If another person says, “You should write because you love it, not because you want to make money,” I’m going

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A call to self-publishing: Consider this a business move and press on forward!

This is a guest post by Monique Domovitch The book as a product Imagine for a moment that you are an inventor and have just invented a new

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