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Love in the Stacks: Authors who self-published their way into readers' hearts

Love in the Stacks: Authors who self-published their way into readers' hearts | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
HEA contributor Sean Gilmartin spotlights some rock-star authors who hit it big with their self-published romances.
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Did you know the big-name authors and publishing shakers J. Lynn and S.E. Hall were originally indie published? Despite now having traditional publishers, these authors worked some magic on their own beforehand.

If you are concerned that the self-published route will not take you to the heights you want to get to, take a look at these authors that achieved great works despite being self-published

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The latest news

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News from Elly Donovan PR
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Elly Donovan PR: Head over to Elly Donovan's News pages to get a quick overview of what a wide range of reviewers have been saying about Mereo Books' numerous releases.

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Top 30 Websites for Indie Authors - Author Marketing Experts, Inc.

Top 30 Websites for Indie Authors - Author Marketing Experts, Inc. | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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30 Top websites for Indie Authors

A buffet of choices of websites for independent writers looking to get their work out to the public, or looking for advice or community; have a look at what service each one provides, and see if they can help you.

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The Self-Made Writer: Ways to Self-Publish: An Interview with Tanyo Ravicz

The Self-Made Writer: Ways to Self-Publish: An Interview with Tanyo Ravicz | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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The Self-Made Writer: Ways to Self-Publish: An Interview with Tanyo Ravicz

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Five Ways To Publish A Book

Five Ways To Publish A Book | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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Check out the mother of all 'how to publish a book' inforgraphics, giving advice on the 'big five' ways to get your work out into the world

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Vanity Publishers: Self Publishing Companies to Avoid

Vanity Publishers: Self Publishing Companies to Avoid | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
Self publishing companies to avoid in today's new age of publishing. Don't get caught out, avoid the traps.
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How to get published | Writers Workshop

How to get published | Writers Workshop | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
Everything you ever wanted to know about how to get published or self-published. Also advice on writing and literary agents. Free advice from professional writers.
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Self-published book of the month: The Gift of Looking Closely by Al Brookes - The Guardian

Self-published book of the month: The Gift of Looking Closely by Al Brookes - The Guardian | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it

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Self-published book of the month: The Gift of Looking Closely by Al Brookes
It takes courage to self-publish one's first novel at the age of 52.........

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While traditional publishers might have scoffed a written off this book, self publishing allowed this touching but brutal story to achieve the success it deserved, read about it here

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Self-publishing becomes larger focus at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair : Publishing Perspectives

Self-publishing becomes larger focus at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair : Publishing Perspectives | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it

"The Frankfurt Book Fair will organize a two-day self-publishing and author program at the 2014 fair this year, aimed at an international audience."

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Writer Beware's Self-Publishing Page Renovated and Updated

Writer Beware's Self-Publishing Page Renovated and Updated | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
New features include an introduction that provides an overview of how technology has transformed self-publishing, pointers on making the decision to self-publish (or not), an expanded list of cautions for self-publishers ...
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Everything you need to be aware of when heading in to this world of writing, the pitfalls and traps that can land you, as an author, in big trouble or leave you with empty pockets

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Amazon vs. Hachette: Everything You Need To Know About This Feud - Bustle

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Amazon vs. Hachette: Everything You Need To Know About This Feud Bustle It's a little counterintuitive that one of the five largest publishing houses in the United States would ever be considered “the little guy” in a fight, but...
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5 Self-Publishing Company Essentials

5 Self-Publishing Company Essentials | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
Before you choose a self publishing company, you should read this article closely.

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t.co / Twitter

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RT @tinhuttales: We have worldwide #franchise #opportunities for anyone wishing to be a part of our growing #publishing company http://t.co
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31 Days to Self-Publish Your Book: My Story - Jaimie Bowman

31 Days to Self-Publish Your Book: My Story - Jaimie Bowman | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
31 Days to Self-Publish Your Book
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Follow these daily blogs and see if you can be successful in self-publishing your own book

 

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5 Reasons Why Your Self-Published Book Isn't Selling

5 Reasons Why Your Self-Published Book Isn't Selling | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
It's about doing the right things to ensure sales, both before the book is published and after it hits the market. Although there are many more, here are five reasons why your self-published book isn't selling....
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Although there could be many more, here are five reasons why your self-published book isn't selling.

If you have faith in your product make sure you know exactly what you need to do to get your book selling to the right people

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Seven-year-old finds book publisher

Seven-year-old finds book publisher | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
Seven-year-old finds publisher for his book on gun violence
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With self publishing companies, you can guarantee that if they believe in what your book, they will go to great lengths to get it to reach it's full potential and be seen by as many people as possible

 

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Random House Children’s Books to Publish New Chapter Book Series Based on Disney’s Smash Hit ‘Frozen’ | Children's Book Council

Random House Children’s Books to Publish New Chapter Book Series Based on Disney’s Smash Hit ‘Frozen’ | Children's Book Council | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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For the children of all ages who could not get enough of Disney's Frozen, a new series of children's chapter books, based on the film's characters, are to be released starting January 2015

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» How to Write and Publish a Book in One Week : Freedom With Writing

» How to Write and Publish a Book in One Week : Freedom With Writing | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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As the title would suggest, this is your opportunity to really gun it and get a book done quickly, think you could do it? It might sound like a daunting task but this blog will give you a good structure to work to and it really could work

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Kids write, illustrate and publish book

Kids write, illustrate and publish book | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
SELF-PUBLISHING a book involves a lot more than stringing words together, a group of eight students from Byron Bay Public School have discovered.
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A Hybrid Author Busts the Myths: Should You Self Publish?

A Hybrid Author Busts the Myths:  Should You Self Publish? | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
I'm a hybrid author who has jumped from a traditional publisher to indie publishing and back to a traditional house again. As I start my fourth novel, I have no contract for the next one. Do I want to go solo when I publish my next book, or stay wh...
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When you're making your decision into what path you'll be taking with your books, its important to weigh up the numerous aspects of your situation, such as cash to spend and how often you can create new works.

Holly Robinson sheds some light on what the advantages and disadvantages of going down each path, leaving you to make up what best suits you

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Things You Should Know Before Publishing a Book - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Things You Should Know Before Publishing a Book - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
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Things You Should Know Before Publishing a Book
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A few years ago I was desperately seeking a book contract.
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The Top 3 Platforms for Self Publishing Your Book - YouTube

In this video I share my top 3 recommended platforms if you want to self publish your book and their fundamental features. Whether you're on a tighter budget... (Looking to self-publish your book? Find out which platforms make my top 3!
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If you're looking to get self published on just a shoe string budget, Natalie Sisson, of The suitcase Entrepreneur has this video on her three picks of the best possible platforms on which to do just that

 

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Home

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Every week we offer in-the-trenches writing, business, and marketing advice on what's working for full-time indie authors. Join us and sell more books!
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A weekly podcast from three American authors, get hints and tips on how to break into the industry and its numerous markets, as well as enjoy fun games from the guys on the show

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A famous London bookstore hits back at digital trends - Marketplace.org

A famous London bookstore hits back at digital trends - Marketplace.org | Self-Publishing Mereo Books | Scoop.it
A famous London bookstore hits back at digital trends Marketplace.org Ironically, since digital technology has been eating into its business, the company has equipped the new store with state-of-the-art digital equipment – including a smartphone...
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Secrets Behind The Book Publishing World

If you find the publishing world baffling, inaccessible and downright scary then watch this panel that will de-mystify the inner workings of the book world f...
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