Kindle Publishing: Is It Too Late To Get Started?

Are you intrigued by the thought of Kindle publishing? If you’re a new author, you may be thinking that self-publishing is “vanity publishing” (it’s not) or is somehow of lesser value than “real” (traditional) publishing. (It’s most definitely not.) Over the past few weeks several readers have asked whether it’s too late to get into Kindle publishing and how to … Read more

Self-Publishing: The Easy And Free Book Marketing Solution

The self-publishing author told me: “I hate book marketing. At least if I get a publisher, I can forget about that. I just want to write…” Experience is always the best teacher, so I swallowed hard and suppressed my giggles, then responded calmly: “Yes… most authors prefer writing to marketing.” Why do authors (whether self-publishing or not) hate marketing? My … Read more

Self-Publishing Today: 5 Tips To Kickstart Your New Career

I gave a talk to a writer’s group recently. Several writers asked whether they should get a literary agent or go the self-publishing route. They were rightly concerned about how much time they’d have to put into self-publishing. You know that I’m all-in with self-publishing, but their questions forced me to think about whether self-publishing is still a viable option … Read more