Tag Archives: indie author

Reblog: (More thoughts on) How to Develop Your Brand as a Book Author

Nicholas Rossis published this post around a week ago, and I kept it on file, knowing I was about to write a post on the same topic, but with a different slant. SO, here is another take on author branding, to expand on the topic further: via How to Develop Your Brand as a Book […]

Do you know how traditional publishers pay their authors?

Neil Gaiman comes up with such wonderful quotes! I’ve wanted to be an author since I was able to read, it was something I always assumed I would do. It wasn’t until I was older that I realised it wasn’t (at that time) as straightforward as that. Once I’d written a book that I believed […]

Authors beware: A new danger for KU authors

Originally posted on K.J's Athenaeum:
Hi all, Anyone who follows me closely will know my book was removed from Amazon for almost a fortnight after they registered some unusual activity. At first I was at a loss. What was it, where had it come from? But since I have learnt a terrifying truth…

10 things #indie #authors are doing wrong (and 7 things they’re doing right)

For almost the first time since I started blogging, I missed Monday! This has to do with entering my third working week without a day off, plus a monster-sized migraine on Monday (think these things might be related, huh?), so this week I’m sharing a fabulous post from book designer Derek Murphy – you can read […]

Here is my interview with Deborah Jay – reblog from #Authors #Interviews

Originally posted on authorsinterviews:
Name   Deborah Jay Age   Old enough Where are you from  The UK near London, and the Scottish Highlands when I can spare the time. A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc  I have a Life Sciences degree, with a special interest in genetic engineering, though my knowledge…

#99c #sale DESPRITE MEASURES #UrbanFantasy and news!

  Here’s hoping you’ve all had a great holiday and that the New Year will bring success in all your ventures 😀 Countdown Sale Here we are again, DESPRITE MEASURES is once more participating in an Amazon Countdown Sale, at 99c until New Year’s Day, although unfortunately due to the unwieldy Amazon behemoth as reported in my […]

Is an indie author’s work ever done? #IndiePublishing #writing

Bit of a silly question, really. Even discounting the continual marketing, we all know the answer. Of course not! And I’ve just had it rammed home, yet again 😦 It’s now 16 months since I published THE PRINCE’S MAN, and it’s all gone smoothly. More than 60 reviews, 44 of those 5* 😀 And not […]

Have you tried collaboration as a means of marketing?

MULTI-AUTHOR COLLABORATION Authors, if all your marketing efforts so far have been an isolated, individual slog, how about giving the multi-author approach a try? I did this last month (June 2014) in two different ways, and thought I’d share with you both the benefits and the results – not to mention how much fun it […]