Tag: indie

  • 18 Months of Indie Publishing

    About eighteen months ago, my writing career pivoted: I decided to commit to self-publishing my work. I’ve not talked about it much because I’ve been so busy being an author and publisher, but I’m going to take time to reflect on the experience and look toward the future. WHY INDIE PUBLISH? There are many reasons […]

  • Should You Write Fast or Slow? Here’s the Right Answer – And Instintively You Know This is Right

    As a hybrid author, I have one foot each in two very different worlds. I am traditionally published and as an author/publisher, I release my own books. The worlds operate at tangents to each other and one point of contention is this question: how long does it take you to write a novel? Independent author […]

  • Traveling: Denver’s Tattered Cover Bookstore

    I am traveling this week, visiting family in Denver. And we went to visit the Tattered Cover independent bookstore. I like to visit indie bookstores when I travel because it gives me a better idea of the industry as it plays out across the nation. And it’s fun to see all the different ways that […]

  • Kobo Writing Life: Publish Your eBook with Ease

    For the last few years, the best options for Indie publishers to publish an eBook have been Kindle, Nook and Apple iBooks. Now, there’s another big competitor on the scene, Kobo Books. Kobo’s Writing Life opens the market to authors and provides exciting new opportunities. Especially exciting is the collaboration with independent bookstores and the […]

  • 6 Ways out of Writing Slump

    Periodically, I have to refocus. What am I doing with my time? Is that what I want to do with my time? What have I accomplished this year? It’s one of those times for me and I need to refocus big time. It’s easy to be swept up in Social Media: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, […]

  • Alternate Publishing: Niches

    This week, I’ve let writers tell their own stories of alternate publishing. Today, I tell my story. This is part 8 of 8. Alternate Publishing Series TOC Alternate Publishing: POD to Finish a Series Alternate Publishing: Niche Marketing of Nutrition for Kids Alternate Publishing: Historical Fiction Alternate Publishing: Ebooks Alternate Publishing: Book Apps Alternate Publishing: […]