Over the past few weeks I’ve talked about the pros and cons of both traditional and indie publishing, what’s really involved in self-publishing, and what you can get away without. This week, I’m going over the things NOT to do if you’ve decided to self-publish. Continue reading “Self-Publishing 101: What NOT to Do”
Today is the last day of NaNoWriMo, and a week ago things were looking sketchy. I was seriously wondering if I would win. But…
Current total word count: 50,073 Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Week 4 Check-In”
Last week I wrote about the (extensive) ideal process of self-publishing a book. However, sometimes the ideal isn’t plausible, your goals aren’t for a long-term career, you just want a foot in the door, etc. There’s a long list of reasons you could get away with only adhering to some parts of that list. So this week I’ll be discussing which items on the list are non-negotiable and which can be waived. I’m pulling all of these steps directly from my previous post, so check that out for explanations of what I consider each step to entail. Continue reading “Self-Publishing 101: Non-Negotiables (and what you can get away without)”
Yes, this is late. Life has been craaaaazy, and I’ve burnt out a little. :P But better late than never, right?
Can you believe there’s less than a week left in November? Anyone else feel like the month just flew by?
Current total word count: 30,693 (why yes, Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Week 3 Check-In”
Last week I talked about the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and this week I want to talk about what indie publishing really entails. From first draft to marketing after you’ve published, self-publishing (and traditional publishing) takes a lot of time and effort, and I want to shine a light on some of the concrete steps that Continue reading “Self-Publishing 101: What Does It Really Take?”