I took Pearl and "When Mary Left" off Amazon and other sellers today. I'd been thinking of taking at least Pearl down for a while. I self-published it in 2015 and while I will always be proud of writing it and self-publishing it, I'm not sure I did the story justice. Like all of us … Continue reading On Deleting Your Self-Published Work
So recently, I read a post by a writing acquaintance. She was a self-published author but she's one of the few self-published authors who got picked up by a publisher and now her series is being reissued in trade. She was talking about how she couldn't keep up with the quick release dates necessary for … Continue reading Where’s My Writing Been This Year?
Um, yeah.So this means that I now have three different outlets for my wee novella:-Kindle Direct-Draft2Digital for Nook, Apple, and Kobo-Smashwords for...well, everything else they offer that aren't the aboveHere is Pearl's link on Smashwords.Because I should really be asleep right now.Also, this all began because I was researching whether there were blogs or newsletters … Continue reading That Time I Put Pearl on Smashwords at 2:30am
One of the things I struggle with in Indie Author Life are the promotional aspects.1. I make peanuts on my self-published work, so although I think everyone should read them, how do you reach everyone on peanuts?2. I'm not naturally a "look at me" kind of person (more of a "why are you looking at … Continue reading Self-Publishing Promotions
Today is Indie Author Day!There were events at libraries across the country talking about indie publishing and since I'm so far an indie-published author, I thought I'd talk a bit about independent publishing."Independent from what?" Some ask.When I was studying publishing in college and grad school, independent publishing wasn't even something we talked about and … Continue reading It’s #IndieAuthorDay