Author & Blogger How To, guest post, My Writing Journey

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, featured, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing: Make Your Big Goal Manageable

When we last discussed How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing we worked on setting a publishing goal, and today we'll talk about the breakdown; we'll get an idea of the separate parts which are easier to tackle. If you've decided to publish for more than yourself or a select few of your family members, then… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing: Make Your Big Goal Manageable

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

How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing

In the indie publishing world it doesn't take much to feel overwhelmed, and for some this means giving up before ever truly starting. It doesn't matter if you've barely written a page of your book or have finished it (even going so far as to have it edited and uploaded to your preferred publishing avenue),… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing

#BlogBattles, Other Authors

Candice Coates: Winner of “Fallow” #BlogBattle

Please welcome the courageous and cutest Candice Coates! Candice is an incredibly artistic person with talent to spare. She's got a great sense of humor, and it shows through in her comedic western tale! Her story, "All Washed Up: A Shenanigans Continuation," has won the "Fallow" #Blogbattle, and I hope you'll find your way to… Continue reading Candice Coates: Winner of “Fallow” #BlogBattle

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Indie Publisher! A Process

Self-publishing is quite the endeavor! There are so many subtleties you'd never except to encounter when first starting out. I remember thinking something like, Okay, I can do this. I write a book, upload that bad boy onto Amazon, and hope it gets noticed! It can't be that hard to get it in stores, too.… Continue reading Indie Publisher! A Process

Book Related, My Writing Journey, Personal Life Tidbits

Proof Copy Arrived!

I told you on Monday that when the proof copy for The Beauty Thief showed up I'd let you have a sneak peek at the book! It came yesterday evening, but I was so wrapped up in my feelings of shock, seeing my story look so professional and REAL that I couldn't stop ogling it… Continue reading Proof Copy Arrived!