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Hybrid Publishing: 4 Tips for Surviving the Maze

Welcome to the Hybrid Publishing Maze Hybrid publishing, a type of publishing that combines professional support and self-publishing options, has evolved as a new way for authors to get help outside a traditional publishing contract. Instead of waiting for traditional gatekeepers (like an agent or publishing company to send you a contract, hybrid authors can […]

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Building a Self-Publishing Business with Your Spouse

Guest Post By Jeremy Strozer How many authors are also good at business development? Let’s be honest: we didn’t get into writing so we could build a company. We write because it’s something we love or we have a message we’re trying to proliferate to the world. Few of us want to spend the time […]

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3 Ways To Connect With Your Readers

Every writer knows it’s not enough to write and release a book with the expectation it will automatically sell. The modern publishing climate means that readers have more choice than ever before. One of the most effective ways to see your book succeed is to form a connection with readers. This is a long-term approach […]

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Why Every Self-Published Author Needs to Read “The Fine Print”

With a title like “”, Mark Levine’s book isn’t the most sexy-sounding book you’ll ever read, but it might be one of the most influential. In this updated edition, author and book publishing expert Mark Levine shares his wisdom on the legal, publishing, and marketing details self-published authors often miss in the excitement of getting […]

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Bestselling Author Mindset: 5 Sales Myths Authors Need to Ignore

As a self-published author, your sales success depends on your sales philosophy, education, and the tools you have at your disposal. While you can’t always control the tools at your disposal you can control your beliefs and training. That’s where best-selling authors have the most impact. That’s where we’re going to start. Many self-published authors […]

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Becoming an Indie Author: The Lessons I Learned by Megan Rivers

This is a guest blog post by Megan Rivers. She is a self-published author who is currently working on her young adult series, , available on Amazon. Until MarchMegan is offering A Fateful Melody  for free for anyone who signs up for her email list at http://eepurl.com/cnTmq1 Most people aspire to write a novel—one novel. I wrote three. […]

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Self-Publishing an Audiobook by Arthur McMahon

Why Authors Should Consider Audio? Going for a walk or drive? Smartphones and bluetooth-ready vehicles have made audiobooks the fastest-growing book format in recent years. We live in a modern world where our minds crave constant consumption of media. A recent article from The Wall Street Journal reports that “sales [of audiobooks] in the U.S. […]

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Author Interviews: Stavros Halvatzis and The Land Below

Author Interview Stavros Halvatzis

Stavros Halvatzis, a Self-publishing, character development and post-apocalyptic mysteries returns for a second interview to update us on his latest post-apocalyptic mystery, The Land Below. Tell us about your latest book The Land Below is the first in an on-going series of post-apocalyptic novels concerning the fate of Paulie and his friend, Anthea, who lead a band of young […]

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Why a quality book cover design is so important

Guest post by Ida Jansson, Amygdala Design Why should you invest in a professionally designed book cover? I love to read, and I’m constantly on the lookout for new and exciting books – particularly those in the dystopian genre! And I find it particularly satisfying to discover books by high quality self-publishing authors. But how do I […]

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Author interview with Dylan Saccoccio

Dylan Saccoccio, introduce yourself to our readers and tell them a bit about yourself I don’t like referring to myself in the third person or trying to bullshit my audience as though these details came through my publicist or some other source. I grew up all over New England then moved to NYC. I stayed […]

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