When I first set out on the road as an author, some three years back (2009) I was getting mixed signals through the publishing mediums that if an author’s work wasn’t accepted by conventional publishers and the author turned to self-publishing,...
Little Bird Dog and the Big Ship Marjorie Haun is a commentator, reporter, and satirist as well as an author of children's books. She has written and maintained her own website, ReaganGirl.com, for 2 years.
Tactilize, a self-publishing service and content network for the iPad, launched last September. At the time, the only way to get content into the app was through a browser-based tool, which always felt like a little bit of a disconnect.
Self-Published Authors Drive a New Genre Good E-Reader (blog) According to an article in the New York Times, there's a new genre afoot, one that began by running amok amongst the fans of indie authors' ebook titles.
Jerry Seinfeld, Mel Brooks and Jay Leno are just some of the renowned comedians who have praised the new book from Carl Reiner, titled, I Remember Me. Now 90 years old, Reiner's work as a comedian, actor, director, ...
A good marketing strategy, perseverance and planning can turn your self-publishing hobby into a viable career path (RT @thecreativepenn: How to make a career out of self-publishing via @BenGalley http://t.co/rIC4IHqG)...
Yesterday, I stumbled upon this interesting infographic: Though I'm a creative type, I'm also pretty obsessed with numbers and charts, so I found this to be a really interesting breakdown of self publishing vs.
One of the strongest motivations for publishing is having something to say that can help others. Donna Schwenk had suffered from some health challenges that led her to change her diet and the way she prepared food for her ...
When I decided to self-publish my first novel in January 2011, I knew nothing about the book industry, about marketing, about promoting my work. I didn't have a blog or a Twitter account or even a Facebook fan page.
Indie Author Rochelle Weinstein on Considerations in Self-Publishing Good E-Reader (blog) With so much of the stigma of legitimate self-publishing having more or less dissolved, there are still considerations that set indie authors apart.
Police officer becomes accidental author nwitimes.com The answer turned into a book, "The Bottom Shelf Elf," published by Authorhouse. "I never really wanted to write a children's book," said Mokol, a 23-year-veteran of the Portage Police Department.
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