Author & Blogger How To

Let’s Talk: Author Bio

Earlier this week, Steven Capps came on the blog and shared some helpful advice with us about honesty when it comes to publishing, awards, and credentials. He did a great job explaining the importance of the why we should be ethical and honest when using awards and sharing credentials in our bios, but I am sure… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Author Bio

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Let’s Talk Writer Cred

If you're like me, you appreciate authenticity and honesty. And with that in mind, we're going to cover an interesting topic for writers, one that my friend Steven Capps has been kind enough to come as a guest and speak on. Stick around and please consider sharing your thoughts in the comments! Lying about Publishing,… Continue reading Let’s Talk Writer Cred

Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: E-Book Formatting

At the start of this series I explained that indie publishing can feel overwhelming, and the fear of the unknown can be debilitating. What we hope to accomplish with this series is to eliminate that fear by doing the one thing that will make publishing on your own palatable: Break the process down into manageable… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: E-Book Formatting

Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: ISBNs

Sorry there's been such a delay in getting on to the next chunk of this indie publishing break down! Life has been full. But you might be struggling with this whole ISBN business. I want to help you as much as I can. Here in the US, we have to buy our ISBNs (International Standard… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: ISBNs

Author & Blogger How To, Questions People Ask

How to Add a Cool Image Widget to Your WP Sidebar or Footer

A friend asked for directions on how to add a Blog Battle widget to their blog, and I figured since I'd already typed of the instructions I might as well share them on my blog too. This is a quick tip I just typed up. I might add screenshots later, but I think this is… Continue reading How to Add a Cool Image Widget to Your WP Sidebar or Footer

Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Picking Your Publishing Platform(s)

This is the sixth article in the series: How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. Below is the list, including links to the subjects we've already covered. Today's topic is publishing platforms. These apply to most countries for accessibility as far as I know, but since most of my research has been about my own publishing,… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Picking Your Publishing Platform(s)

Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Copyrighting Your Work

This is the fifth article in the series: How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. Below is the list, including links to the subjects we've already covered. Today's topic is Copyright. We'll be focusing on US, though, because that's where I live. It will be purely informational since copyright involves law, and I do not… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Copyrighting Your Work

Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Blurb & Author Bio

This is the fourth article in the series: How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. While I feel this is the most simple approach, you do not necessarily need to follow the steps exactly as we’ve laid them out. It is perfectly acceptable to handle each step in a different variation, whatever you find the… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Blurb & Author Bio