Category Archives: Self-publishing

Goodbye Traditional, Hello Indie – Results

Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
enwikimedia.org Eight months ago, I started the process of canceling my traditional publishing contracts and re-releasing all my books as an indie author. My reasons for the switch were detailed in two posts…

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Plan for Success: How Indie Writers can become Successful Authors

The number of hats a self-published author has to wear to give their book the best chance of success is staggering. I’ve listed 14 that have come onto my radar so far. Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Reason To Self-Publish?

I came across a blog that was talking about diversity in the publishing world. Apparently a couple of years ago there were calls from readers for more diversity in books. It seems it was quite a big thing on social media, … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Format an eBook for Kindle

One of the things I’ve been doing recently is formatting my books for the Kindle. I’d read a number of articles suggesting that it could be difficult and seen other websites offering Kindle formatting as a service and so I … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Edit Like A Pro: Guest Post by Harry Bingham

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Last week, I spoke about the importance of getting the basics right. This week we are going to focus on editing, and in particular self-editing. One of the more common criticisms self-publishers receive is with…

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thoughts about editing

The decision to publish my book has brought with it the realisation that it will need editing. The problem is, now I’ve read up about it, it doesn’t seem as straightforward as I thought. Working with an editor wasn’t something … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Self-Publishing – A Beginner’s Guide

Once I’d made the decision to publish my book, the most immediate question was whether to go down the traditional publishing route or to self-publish. With the caveat that I am very new to this, I’m struggling to see the … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments