For those just finishing up their work, I’ve learned from experience that this is the hard part coming. If you are like me and would rather write the next story, take a look at this blog update from IngramSpark.
I was reading this story in context of the fun (I’m being sarcastic here) that many indie authors must beg for reviews of our stories/books. It is an interesting dilemma for video game publishers and I’m curious if this trend could move into the book publishing.
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Just in time for Halloween, a informative article concerning the horror genre and the indie author. Many of the challenges are the same for any self-publishing author but the article provides some interesting insight.
Take a look.
I’ve started moving some of my writing over to Wattpad and found this interesting article about a possible future to publishing.
Might be too late but I like this cool link to a great Halloween trip. Bram Stoker’s great-grand-nephew Dacre Stoker, who has teamed up with Airbnb to offer two people the chance to spend the night of 31 October in Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania. via Deathbed and breakfast: what’s your ideal horror fiction holiday? | Books | The Guardian
Also a news about Smashwords enhancements to Coupon Manager – For those using Smashwords, their coupon features have been upgraded. Take a look at the link . via Smashwords.
Just found this article recently, although it’s nearly a month old, and must admit it has some interesting thoughts about whether the control should be under the author or the publisher. I must admit when I started off, I was doing all the wrong things. I agree wholeheartedly with the basic premise of the article that consistency and discipline must extend from your books into your online presence. Nice quick read I recommend.
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Now that’s an impressive number to me but, honestly, I thought there would be more. Turns out I’m correct in my thinking. Further reading finds this is ONLY accounting for ISBNs directly sold by Bowker (which I now use). Apparently the count of ISBNs used by vast majority of self-published authors are not even released by the big dogs like Amazon and B&N, etc.
You can find more info in the article link below.
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