Creating Your Author Business Plan Plan out yours steps for launching and advertising your new book. Phase it on a calendar of events for launch week and month, post-launch month, sustaining sales, discounts and giveaways. If you plan specific promotional efforts, you can calculate cost and project returns on your investment. Include a budget for […]
Deciding to self-publish fiction is full of thorny questions. I’ve asked myself tough questions at every stage of creating a novel. Now I ask these thorny questions as early as developing a concept for a new story. These are discussions you might have with your agent if you traditionally publish. As an indie, you have […]
Self-publishing is a vast subject, but I’ve narrowed down my thoughts to self-publishing for writers of women’s fiction. That’s what I know, and there isn’t a lot written about it. This is Part 2 of my blog series “Self-Publishing for Heroines”
Writing will keep you alive, but publishing will break your heart. Let me tell you why you have to learn to endure, as any good heroine must. How to self-publish like a heroine.
About a year ago, I made a momentous decision. I decided on going indie as an author of women’s fiction. It was a choice born of necessity, but it grew to be a good thing for me. I didn’t intend to do it, but I haven’t regretted it, as I’ll explain. My first self-published book, […]