For all you self publishers out there that are creating your own covers like me. Here is a great tutorial on creating fur I use a lot. Enjoy
Getting the Word out about a Book
Once you self-publish or use print-on-demand, you need to let book buyers know that it’s available. Sure some people will happen upon it, but you’ll sell a lot more if you work on promoting it. Here are some ways to promote that recently published book. Most self-published authors don’t have a paid publicist working for them, so they need to be innovative to get the word out...
Self-publishing is a contact sport
I found this article to be very true. As a struggling self published author, link I struggle with this. I do not have much money to invest in something that is not making me much money. I am saving what little money I can and plan on putting it back into my book and hope for some more success. Article The biggest mistake people make when it comes to self-publishing is that they expect to just...
Have We Reached A Tipping Point Where...
from the trend-watching dept Ross Pruden points us to a recent post by author Joe Konrath (whose musings on why authors shouldn’t fear file sharing, as well as his own experiments with “self-piracy” we’ve discussed before), in which he goes back on his previous views against self-publishing and makes the argument that authors should self-publish. It’s worth reading...