“I’m busy” - is the most common excuse that most people use when they can’t get started with their writing. Even if they have set their goals and know how to achieve it they still fail in putting it into action. Time is
An anonymous reader writes in: Hi Nick, If you had $500 and could only go with Amazon/Amazon KDP, Smashwords, Bookbaby or Lulu which would you choose and why. (And yes the money includes prof. edits and cover art, interior formatting).
In a word, yes. In two words: absolutely yes. I hear groans. I hear protests. You hated English Comp in school? Old, crotchety Mrs. Snigglegrass made you dissect sentences and name the parts of speech? You got a what as your final grade? I feel
One of the things I often talk about here is the amount of emails I get regarding marketing, self-publishing, and general writing questions. I’ve tried to respond to each and every email I’ve ever received, and I’ve done my
Does BookBub advertising for self-published books really work? Todd Gilbert of Who Knows Publishing emailed me awhile ago asking some very good questions about my last book promotion in 2013. I’ve run a few tests, using BookBub
For many writers, time is money. If you aren’t writing, you aren’t earning. Therefore, the faster you write, and the more you can get accomplished, the fatter your paycheck will be! However, writing fast is about more than just
I have a made up disease, one I like to call “Next Thing” disease. It’s pretty simple — I can’t focus on what’s in front of me. Instead, I’m searching, longing, and working for what’s
It’s not a secret — 2014′s right around the corner. Like tomorrow. Are you ready for it? I’ve been busy relaxing, playing video games, reading, and basically doing everything I can non-work-related.
Needing some ideas for a Christmas/New Year book promo? Check out StoryBundle.com. I had the pleasure of interviewing Jason Chen, from StoryBundle.com, recently after I discovered the site during a marketing campaign for The Golden Crystal.
They say that there’s no much career and money in writing. Any novice would be discouraged to hear that. Being in the writing industry is a tough choice. It is like knowing and doing all the effective strategies to be recognized. The most