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Self-Publishing Sunday: Pre-Orders

Today I thought I’d talk a bit about pre-orders. Just so we’re on the same page, pre-orders are when you set up your book ahead of time so fans can order it before it’s published. This was a pretty big … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: Baby Got Back Matter!

Since I’ve got a new book coming out tomorrow, I thought today’s post would tackle one of the least fun parts of self-publishing: updating back matter. Back matter is exactly what it sounds like — all the matter at the … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday – Pushing Yourself

Happy Sunday to you! This week, I thought I’d talk about the concept of pushing yourself. In self-publishing, as in traditional publishing, the key to earning is publishing a lot. Traditional publishers don’t have just one author and one book. … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: The Cost of Self-Publishing

Note: Author Jim Brown and I will be giving a FREE self-publishing seminar Saturday, April 9, from 2-4 p.m. at the College Park Book Festival. Stop by if you’re local. Happy Sunday to you. Last week, we talked about the … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: When you go from A to Z by starting with F

I was in the car telling my son that I wanted to watch the latest episode of How to Get Away with Murder (HTGAWM). He asked me what the show was about and I said, “Well, it’s really not appropriate … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Road Map Updated, Available at Multiple Retailers

Just a quick note to mention that my book, the Self-Publishing Road Map, which had been exclusively available as an ebook on Amazon, is now available at Barnes & Noble, the Google Play Store, Inktera and Kobo. The book is … Continue reading

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How Amazon’s New KU Offers Authors Way too Much and Way too Little Information All at Once

We’ve seen an entire month of Amazon’s new way of paying authors of books available on the site’s Kindle Unlimited (KU) subscription service. Now that I’ve seen it, I must admit I think authors who aren’t moving tons of content … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: New Amazon Payout Method will Work if Amazon Wants it to Work

I’m back from vacation. I was in the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week, and, luckily, wasn’t bitten by a shark. They’ve had six bites in the last two weeks, so glad we were involved in none of … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sunday: It’s All About Your Rights

Happy Sunday to you. A big thanks to all those who showed up for my self-publishing seminar on May 19 at the South Bowie library branch. Also a big thanks to the library and the PG Arts Council for hosting … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Sundays

Because I’ve written a book on self-publishing, I thought I’d carve out Sundays as a day to discuss all things self publishing. As this is the first in our Self Publishing Sunday series, I thought we’d start at the beginning. … Continue reading

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