Indie Publishing: BookFunnel

Disclaimer: This post was originally posted in May 2020. Some of the information may be dated. In Indie Author Tips: ARC Groups I discussed how hard it was for me to get people to read my unpublished manuscripts and provide feedback, and how I joined BookFunnel to help get a better response. Today I’m goingContinue reading “Indie Publishing: BookFunnel”

Indie Publishing: ARC Groups

One of the things essential to an author are book reviews. Reviews are essential at each step of the journey, from the editorial process all the way through to marketing. Why are they so important? How do they help authors? Read on to find out. You’ve probably heard this a lot from other authors butContinue reading “Indie Publishing: ARC Groups”

Indie Publishing: Monitor Your Titles

This article was originally posted 1st of May, 2020 on my previous website. Some references may be out of date. Today I’m back with more Indie Publishing Tips! Covered in this article is how you can (and why you should) monitor your releases once they’ve hit the world, including social media content such as InstagramContinue reading “Indie Publishing: Monitor Your Titles”

Indie Publishing: Things Change

Disclaimer: This post was originally posted on my previous website on 27th February 2020, some of the information in it may no longer be accurate. I discovered something when I went to publish Samhain Sorcery a couple of months ago: things had changed. When I published The Kingston Chronicles the process was different. I printed the paperback copies throughContinue reading “Indie Publishing: Things Change”

Indie Publishing: How to Beat the #1 Enemy

Last time I discussed what I believe to be the number one enemy to successful Indie Publishing. I should have also reminded you that in Indie Publishing you are 100% responsible for every aspect of your business and that work that needs to be done. Everything a publishing house has a department for is downContinue reading “Indie Publishing: How to Beat the #1 Enemy”

Indie Publishing: #1 Enemy To Successful Indie Publishing

People always ask me how I go about publishing my books, and I feel I’ve covered that topic pretty well already in these articles, but the thing they really want to know is: how do you find the time, how do you really get things done? People say, “I could never write a book”. ThoseContinue reading “Indie Publishing: #1 Enemy To Successful Indie Publishing”

Indie Publishing: Printing with KDP

Disclaimer: This article was originally published on my other website and I’ve been moving my articles across to here. Some of the information in this article is no longer accurate as KDP have changed some of their policies and practises. This information was accurate at 23rd October 2019. Some Indie Authors don’t want to offerContinue reading “Indie Publishing: Printing with KDP”

Indie Publishing: Book Covers

It’s no secret that becoming an Indie Author has been a rather steep learning curve for me. Lately I’ve been focusing on what I can do to improve my business and I kept coming back to one thing.  Book Covers It’s a well-known fact amongst Indie Authors that the saying “Don’t judge a book byContinue reading “Indie Publishing: Book Covers”

Indie Publishing: Planning is Everything

Sometimes it’s easy to forget we’re only human. My latest reminder comes today when I realised, I forgot to post a blog last week. 0_0.  Thank you for being patient with me. I’ve been so preoccupied with life stuff, and editing Samhain Sorcery, things are getting a little away from me. I’m endeavouring to do better.Continue reading “Indie Publishing: Planning is Everything”

Indie Authoring: Newsletters

Before I get stuck into today’s blog topic, I want to let you know I’m running a giveaway for new subscribers to my mailing list. If you join my mailing list during March 2019, you’ll receive the free eBook all subscribers receive, and go into the draw to win an autographed copy of The Kingston Chronicles.Continue reading “Indie Authoring: Newsletters”