Authors who self-publish their novels, memoirs, or nonfiction books are able to get their writing into the hands of their readers faster than those who choose traditional publishing. And independent-minded self-publishing authors also enjoy another benefit: They...
Why You Need An Editor Or Proofreader—BEFORE You Self-Publish | Self-Publishing Relief
Writer, you know your book manuscript backward, forward, inside and out. And why shouldn’t you? You’ve edited and proofread every line so often, you’re probably seeing bright red proofreading marks in your sleep. But before you self-publish your book, the grammar...
4 Writers Associations For Indie Authors
While self-publishing your book can be very exciting and fulfilling, it can also be a bit overwhelming and lonely. Thankfully, there are writers groups for independent authors that can offer you support and advice as you make your way through the twists and turns of...
Self-Published Writers: How Entering Contests Can Help Sell Your Book
Your self-published book is fighting for sales against thousands of other books. So how do you give your book the boost it needs to stand out from the competition? An often overlooked way to help build sales and publicity is to enter contests. To savvy self-published...
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