I have always wanted to be completely honest about my self-publishing journey and so when I had to make a difficult decision today, I decided I should probably share it with you. Six years ago I took a temporary part-time job because I had decided to dedicate myself to being a writer. Well, I'm still … Continue reading Cutting Back on Self-Publishing Costs
Last night I received my feedback for Resistance, the sequel to Rebellion, from my editor Cressida Downing and I thought it might be of some use to you see how I tackle the 'big' edit, as I call it. I always edit after I've finished a first draft but then I send it to my … Continue reading Book Editing Tips
Self Publishing Formula Recently I came across a website called Self Publishing Formula, which is run by indie bestseller Mark Dawson. It has so much useful information and I was incredibly relieved when I found it because I thought finally there is someone who gets it. To self-publish you need to market and that side … Continue reading Where can I find Expert Advice on Self-Publishing?
Creating an SEO friendly website isn't as hard as you might think. I know that being an author you probably don't think about SEO, creating leads for your website or any of the more technical side of marketing your books. Alas, that cannot be the case if you're serious about building your mailing list. I'm … Continue reading SEO for Authors
I write about self-publishing a lot and I thought I'd condense everything into one easy to follow post. Most of the items I've linked to more in-depth step-by-step guides to help you with self-publishing. If I had a time machine this is how I would have self-published my first novel. Here is your self-publishing checklist: … Continue reading 20 Steps to Self-Publishing your Novel