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Indie Authors – 2014 In Review

Wow, has another year come and gone.  Doesn’t seem possible.  A lot has happened this past year but I’m not going to break it all down by month because it takes too long.  Here are some things that come to … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Are Blogs Effective Anymore?

I haven’t posted to this blog in a long time, but I was prompted to write this after reading Robert Chazz Chute’s great post, What if What We Think We Know About Writing, Publishing & Promotion is Wrong?  It’s a … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Branching Out From Amazon

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I hope to get back on a schedule soon.  Life has taken on some interesting turns (new job, which was my old job; long commute again and more).  In my writing life, … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Can Amazon Remain Relevant?

Okay, the obvious answer is yes.  But there are some things on the horizon that I think bear watching, especially for indie authors.  Read on… Indie Authors And Amazon’s Stock Tumble Did anyone notice that Amazon had a poorer holiday … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – The Future of ACX and Audiobooks

In late February, ACX, Amazon’s audiobook division, changed its royalty rates, and I immediately wondered how the changes will affect indie authors.  I have recently contracted with a narrator to produce the first Reed Ferguson mystery, This Doesn’t Happen In … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Indie Publishing Versus Traditional

The other day I read a blog post by Toby Neal, where she addressed whether indie publishing was worth it, and if she had to do it all again, would she still indie publish or try the traditional publishing route.  … Continue reading

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Do You Like And Support Indie Authors? Then Don’t Do This

I normally try to be careful about what I say about things like reviews, but I noticed something that really gets my goat.  On Barnes & Noble, someone left this one-star review for my mystery novel This Doesn’t Happen In … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – 5 Predictions For 2014

As we move into 2014, I thought I’d give some predictions for indie authors in the coming year.  Who knows if I’ll be right or not, but it’s interesting to speculate on what might happen this year in the publishing … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – 2013 In Review

Another year has come and gone, and it’s time to take a look back at 2013.  It’s been an interesting year for indie authors, and for the publishing industry.  Here are some things of note that occurred… January – What … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – Is Amazon Kindle Countdown Deals Beneficial?

Amazon recently announced a new program, Kindle Countdown Deals, and I immediately wondered will this be beneficial for indie authors, because let’s face it, with Amazon, there is always a catch.  So I read up on Kindle Countdown, and yes, … Continue reading

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