Some Explanations and Apologies

I have finished all editing and have completed Book 1: The U.S. of After the first installment of This Broken Earth, and fully intended to offer the book for free on Amazon, Nook and iTunes…but they are a corporation, and they want their money.  I tried to publish the books for FREE, but unfortunately since I amContinue reading “Some Explanations and Apologies”

Friday Roundup: Self-Publishing Stories You May Have Missed

This week we have some very interesting articles.  What I notice each week when surfing the internet for news is that the self-publishing industry boom is not going away but is growing.  The proof is in the news. 1.  FastPencil is merging with Barnes and Noble– Finally somebody gets it.  One of the biggest problemsContinue reading “Friday Roundup: Self-Publishing Stories You May Have Missed”

Self-Publishing News: A Round-Up of the Week’s Best Stories

This week I decided to post links to all the stories I have been reading while keeping up with the self-publishing industry.  As a self-published author, it is necessary for me to keep up with industry trends so that I might understand the evolving nature of this market.  Here are a few I felt wereContinue reading “Self-Publishing News: A Round-Up of the Week’s Best Stories”

An Interview With Best Selling Author Jonathan Gunson

This week I caught up with author Jonathan Gunson, creator of the best selling book The Merlin Mystery.  He has also written a fantastic book about how to virally market a book to an audience and to the publishing industry.  I want to thank him for taking the time to answer my questions. 1.  HowContinue reading “An Interview With Best Selling Author Jonathan Gunson”

5 Myths About E-Books Busted

  When I talk to self-publishers out there, I find that they have several misconceptions about e-books. Here are the myths: 1.  My book will do much better as an e-book because it will be more accessible to readers. 2.  Most people have e-readers now anyway. 3.  Customers can check out e-books from the libraryContinue reading “5 Myths About E-Books Busted”