A Marketing Success Story: Who Knew it Could Actually Be Done?

Everyone knows the drill. You write a book, a literary masterpiece, and you decide to either send it to an agent and publisher for publication, or publish it yourself. Congratulations! Your job is now done! Finally your book can make its way into the world. Sadly, you are so very wrong. What many people, particularly…

Bruce E. Dunn Speaks on his Experience as an Indie Author

What makes your books stand out from others in the same genre? It is creative and unique. I will quote from my copy editor from Firsteditiong.com. She wrote about the first book, “Pygmalion Conspiracy”. She wrote, “All I have to say is WOW! I have NEVER read anything like this! This is by far the…

Alex Thomas Davis Shares his Literary Experiences

Alex Thomas Davis is primarily a singer songwriter, and has also worked across multiple industries. His books are aimed at children mainly, aged 7-14 but adults would enjoy reading them too. He only started writing in 2017 and hopes to write a cornucopia of children’s poetry books.     What’s one thing you would like…

An Interview with Indie Author Prakaash Sharma

How do you publicize your books? I never used any paid service to publicize my books. I use my social circle for it. Recently, I used free promo on KDP and listed a giveaway on goodreads for my first book “Kathputli”.     What made you decide to become an independent author? To be very…

Adrianna Tetnowski Discusses her Novel The Dark Maiden

Why did you decide to become an indie author? I decided to become an indie author purely for the fact that I didn’t want to wait around for someone to approve of my stories, I want them out there for people to read and hopefully enjoy. I feel like I have so much more freedom…

How to Market an Independent Novel

       Everyone knows the drill. An author sells their manuscript to a publisher who then takes care of marketing and publicizing the book. The publisher supposedly designs and pays for the cover art, blurbs, and all the other little things that go into the creation of a professional novel (although many traditionally published authors are…

Fluffy Pink Evil

Do you remember the scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail where the knights decide to enter the cave because all they see is a cute fluffy bunny guarding the entrance? Then, so gruesome it’s comical, most of the knights get their throats torn out while everyone screams and runs in horror? Yeah. I…