Fun Indie Reads


This summer I’ve been reading a lot of indie fiction. Some people turn their noses up at anything not traditionally published, but I’ve found there are plenty of gems out there for those willing to…

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Great Resources for Indie Authors


One of the hard things about being an independent author is having to learn all aspects of the publishing business. Writing, researching, editing are just the beginning. Then there are marketing, graphic design, layout, and…

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Video: Do Indie Authors have a Bad Reputation?


In the interests of supporting my fellow independent authors, I’ve been reading a lot of self-published novels. Some have been wonderful, others have been dreadful. Then there are those in the middle, that are great…

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Do Indie Authors have a Bad Reputation?


Four Ways to Overcome It With the rise of indie authors, self-publishing is gaining credibility. Not too long ago, authors who went it alone were accused of vanity publishing, of subjecting the reading public to…

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Giving Indie Authors a Bad Name


Recently I had a conversation with an aspiring author, and she told me what she learned at a writers’ conference she had attended. “Independent authors are basically selling first drafts. They aren’t taking the time…

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