Celebrating Indie Authors

I’m sure you’ve all seen many blog posts over the years about how self-published books are a pile of crap, badly edited, and how we can’t possibly be earning any money from them. This is one of the latest by Michael Kozlowski who says self-published authors are destroying literature! So today, I wanted to celebrate [...]

Amazon and Keywords: How to Choose Keywords that Work

I’m still travelling in Australia (hopefully somewhere near the Great Barrier Reef by the time you read this), so I’ve invited the very helpful Lisa Grace here today to talk about keywords and how to use them to maximise your Amazon exposure… Amazon and Keywords: How to Choose Keywords that Work by Lisa Grace Recently [...]

Researching For Your Novel

By the time you read this I’ll be travelling up the East Coast of Australia, which brings me to the subject of today’s blog: research. I’m hoping to write a fun travelogue about my journey, plus, I’m also hoping to write a novel set in Oz in the future (well, that’s my excuse, anyway!). So [...]

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 [...]