cover design, self-publishing

Blogtober: Self-publishing mistakes you’ve made

This is a post about self-publishing. And how you have to be great at every aspect of the production. And there is a learning curve to all of it. My self-publishing mistake, in the beginning, was my cover design. So I make my own covers. And I have learned a lot while doing so. Believe… Continue reading Blogtober: Self-publishing mistakes you’ve made

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White witch fantasy fiction book White Witch
book promotion, marketing, self-publishing

New promotional images

You know sometimes I much about with various apps to find something that will work for book promotion. Here are the book promotion images I came up with using a new app. These book promotional images are in addition to ones: Utilizing those awesome reviews you get Using a book blurb Having just a short blurb… Continue reading New promotional images

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marketing, self-publishing

Writer woes: Marketing and the author platform

Writing is my thing. And I write books. Then I self-publish them. And... then what? Book marketing and maintaining your author platform. All skills we learn along the way. Book promotion and marketing I wasted two hours of my life on a video presentation on how to basically how to successfully market your book. It was… Continue reading Writer woes: Marketing and the author platform

book, Ebooks, publication, self-publishing

The Surge: Book 1 of Riftworld

This is Book 1 In the Rift World Series, I have started called The Surge  The series gets more complex as it goes along. In the first book, we are introduced to the character, a bit of her history, attitude, the world, and some of the problems within that world. Due to the inherent problems in this… Continue reading The Surge: Book 1 of Riftworld

self-publishing

Amazon finds its books aren’t welcome at many bookstores

This is in regards to their paper based venture, not obviously their ebook venture which would not be on the bookshelves… I do use them, and others, for ebook publishing. Not sure I would for paper based. Hard to say. I was always open to options. I have set aside that ambition for a while… Continue reading Amazon finds its books aren’t welcome at many bookstores