Authors: How Are You Backing Up Your Manuscripts and Business Files?

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Yesterday, we talked about The Cloud (what it is and what that means for authors). That conversation got me thinking about all of the ways I’m currently using to back-up my manuscripts and business files. To date, I use the following: 1. Google Docs (I’m actually writing all of my books now – not just [...]

The Business of Self-Publishing: What to Include in Your Ebook Besides The Story

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Happy Weekend, WG2E-Land! Not only have I revamped my Ebook Pricing Strategies, I’ve also revamped what goes into my Ebooks besides the story. Why? Because a great story has the potential to build your readership…BUT…you’ve got to provide your readers with the tools to stay connected in your communities after they finish the book! You [...]

The Business of Self-Publishing: A Day in The Life of a Self-Published Author

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Happy Hump Day, WG2E-Land! Being a self-published author is as much about being a CEO as it is about being the primary artist in residence (in this case – an author). Each day, I write 10 to 15 new pages on the manuscript I’m working on and often ideas pop-up for others in line to [...]

Does Self-Publishing Have a Formula for Success?

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Emails from Aspiring Writers I’ve made ten or eleven sales and I have to say, I’m not feeling that great about myself. I don’t know what to do now. How do people find my book? How did you get readers to find your book? I have no idea how to make that happen. ~~~ I’m [...]

Natalie Gayle on “What I Would and Wouldn’t Do Again as a Self-Publishing Newbie”

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Happy Monday, WG2E-land! Please give a big ol’ WG2E Welcome to today’s Guest, Natalie Gayle, who’s treating us to fabulous scoop on “What I Would and Wouldn’t Do Again as a Self-Publishing Newbie.” Take it away, Natalie… In September last year I finally got serious and decided to finish the book that I’d started to [...]