Category Archives: Self-publishing

Penguin Random House Merger Helps Author Solutions Exploit Writers

Writer beware, indeed! Since I’ve been blogging, I’ve read countless posts warning writers about Author Solutions. It appears that the Penguin-Random House has enabled AS to extend its evil tentacles toward even more unwitting writers. Their activities sound so much like “white collar crime,” I wonder how they get away with it. Then I realize, […]
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Publishing with iUniverse — Yea or Nay? (an iUniverse review)

Lessons learned from working with iUniverse.

Marketing/self publishing with Harry Steinman

Great advice on how to effectively use Kickstarter to fund your self-published book!

Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

What is success? Number of sales, size of royalties, the mere act of writing?

From the Red Room: Reality Check? by Jules Jacob

For anyone looking to self-publish your poetry (or any other writing for that matter), you may want to read the following post by Jules Jacob: Reality Check? Ms. Jacob’s essay is a response to an article posted in the January/February issue of Poets & Writers magazine by poet and critic Reagan Upshaw.  She contends that the […]
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Help make it happen! Indie Gogo Campaign

There are great perks to be had if you choose to help fund this writer’s project!

Guest Blog: Do’s and Dont’s of Indie Authoring by Ionia Martin

Great (and funny) list of do’s and dont’s by Ionia Martin!

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Book Review: Twelve Days–The Beginning by Jade Reyner

In exchange for an honest review, Ms. Reyner provided me with a copy of her debut novel, Twelve Days–The Beginning.  My intent in reviewing her book was mainly to provide feedback regarding a particular chapter that she had softened out of concern that detailed content might be too brutal.  So I read her novel in […]
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Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms

Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms.  This blog post by Eric John Baker is worth a read not just for the post itself, but also for the comments.  The debate of traditional vs self-publishing is still raging, only now I think with more nuance.  Not only is it easier to produce hard copies of our […]
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