Tag: Indie Publishing

Indie Publishing 101: What Does It Really Take?

Indie Publishing 101: What Does It Really Take?

Last week I talked about the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and this week I want to talk about the steps to publish a book if you go indie. From first draft to marketing after you’ve published, indie publishing (and traditional publishing) takes a lot of time and effort, and I want to shine a light on some of the concrete steps to publish a book if you go the route of indie publishing. Continue reading “Indie Publishing 101: What Does It Really Take?”

Indie Publishing 101: Traditional vs. Independent Publishing

Indie Publishing 101: Traditional vs. Independent Publishing

I said I was taking a blogging hiatus… but then I was talking in one of my writing groups about publishing and the pros and cons of traditional and independent publishing, and I realized I could write a whole blog series on publishing. And since a lot of people are going to be working on finishing first drafts this month, it seemed like a decent time. (Not that I’m saying people should publish their first drafts. Definitely edit your work. But the conclusion of a first draft is a good time to start thinking about your long-term plans for it.) Now, most of the posts in this series are going to be about indie/self-publishing, because that’s what I have the most experience with, but this post is all about Continue reading “Indie Publishing 101: Traditional vs. Independent Publishing”

Book Review: Strange Waters by Phoenix Fiction Writers

Book Review: Strange Waters by Phoenix Fiction Writers

The Phoenix Fiction Writers released a new short story anthology on Saturday, and I was fortunate enough to get to read an ARC! If you follow me on Goodreads you’ve probably already seen this review, but I’m super excited to share my thoughts on the collection here, as well. So without further ado, the review! Continue reading “Book Review: Strange Waters by Phoenix Fiction Writers”