Since writing my latest book, ‘A Confession,’ I’ve gone through a series of back-and-forth conversations with myself about how to share this new work with the world. I’ve self-published before (twice) so I know that world pretty well. It’s filled
With the experiences I’ve had so far as an independent author, I’ve come across quite a few like-minded individuals. The problem is that some of them aren’t that great at writing something that grabs me (sorry, but it’s true). Some
I’m a self-published (i.e. “indie”) author, and I’ll be the first to say it: a lot of self-published books really suck. I mean really. They’re horrible – filled with typos, grammatical errors, poor storytelling, bad research, and so on. That’s
William P. Young’s sensation, ‘The Shack,’ is surely one of the best examples of a self-publishing success story. Originally written as a Christmas gift for his six children, the story was also shared with additional family and friends… who in
As a self-published, “indie” author, I often receive questions from other writers looking to take a stab at publishing on their own and avoiding the traditional publishing route. The other day I received one such question, from Twitter follower melissaonline.