Tag Archives: self-publishing

Milestones

Milestones by Rita Goldner The occasion of the third anniversary of the Phoenix Book Publishing & Book Promotion blog prompts me to write a post about milestones. I like the word and the concept because it measures the passage of … Continue reading

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Group Writing: 7 Heads Are Better than One

Group Writing: 7 Heads Are Better than One by Mary Ellen Stepanich Editor’s Note: The following article was writen by the seven authors indicated and originally published in the Ventana Lakes (Peoria, Ariz.) community newsletter. Five years ago, seven unique … Continue reading

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Cover Design for Independent Authors

Cover Design for Independent Authors by Vaughn Treude If you search “cover design” online, you’ll find that many writers say “Don’t do your own covers.” They mention the many pre-made designs available for purchase and recommend using one of those. … Continue reading

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What I Learned My First Year as an Author

What I Learned My First Year as an Author by Janine R. Pestel I began writing in February 2016 and have been writing for a little over a year. In the past 14 months, I have self-published one novella, one … Continue reading

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The Self-Publishing Force-Field Analysis

The Self-Publishing Force-Field Analysis by Mary Ellen Stepanich Some of us writers have an affinity for bookkeeping, and when we tally all the self-publishing costs against the income from our book sales, we discover a dismal truth: We make very … Continue reading

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Fake News, Conspiracy Theories, and the Alternative Media

Fake News, Conspiracy Theories, and the Alternative Media by Vaughn Treude The recent Presidential election cycle has been the most interesting and contentious in my lifetime, and I’ve been around a while. When the dust cleared and the votes were … Continue reading

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Get the Most from Your Proof: Create a Proofing Plan

Get the Most from Your Proof: Create a Proofing Plan by Matthew Howard Experienced authors know the value of ordering and reviewing a proof of their book before making it available for sale. But this is a step that new … Continue reading

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