Go-To List for Helpful Indie Rescources

As Indies we are responsible for everything from writing the book to putting it out into the big wild world. This means editing, finding cover art, cover-designing, formatting, marketing, advertising, keeping up with what’s going on in the publishing world, and much, much more. So wouldn’t it be helpful to have a go-to list of [...]

Draft2Digital – A New Ebook Distributor in Town!

I know there are many different opinions about exclusive sales platforms like KDP Select, but personally, I don’t think it’s good for authors. An exclusive agreement means cutting out the competition, and while no competition will be good for the top dog, it’s not good for the little puppies at the bottom of the chain [...]

Getting Your Book’s Goodreads Reviews on Kobo


If only there was one central book review site where readers could post reviews of books – and then those reviews would be automatically posted on all the sites where books are purchased. It wouldn’t matter if a reviewer bought a book on Smashwords or Amazon or B&N or Kobo or wherever – the book [...]

Amazon: Now Making “best tablet at any price”


Happy Sunday, WG2E-Land! What an exciting day this past Thursday when Amazon unveiled its new Kindle Family! I took part in the event via ABC News dot com’s LiveBlog, which is a fabulous fun techno tool! Here’s the link: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/09/amazon-event-liveblog-new-kindle-fire-kindle-paperwhite-and-more/ ***Note: Thanks sooo much to ABC Reporter Joanna Stern for giving me a nice shout-out [...]

Kobo’s new portal: Writing Life


I absolutely LOVE Kobo’s new portal for the self-published author: Writing Life. Since we’ve been publishing on Kobo directly for over two years, I have the pleasure of beta testing the new system. Its simple. Its crisp. Its clean and most importantly, its user friendly. First thing I love is that there are 4 pages [...]