Posted on 01/15/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Choosing the right Amazon categories for your book is critical to finding the right readers for it. That’s why Penny...

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Posted on 01/14/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve all chuckled at corporate jargon, but the effects of certain phrases on your author career are actually not funny....

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Posted on 01/14/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Conversation isn’t the easiest thing in the world for many of us, especially given how little opportunity we’ve had to...

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Posted on 01/13/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We thought The Book Designer’s blog had been unusually quiet recently, and Nate Hoffelder of The Digital Reader explains why....

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Posted on 01/13/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Knowing you need to make changes or want to improve is a great first step. But in terms of difficulty,...

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Posted on 01/12/2021 at 12:57 PM by Jeffrey Bruner

Amazon is such a dominant force in U.S. e-commerce (and e-books) that it’s easy for American authors to assume it’s...

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Posted on 01/12/2021 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Unboxed and Jane Friedman both featured posts recently on the editing experience. At the former, longtime editor Jim Dempsey...

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Posted on 01/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who better to recommend tech tools than your fellow indie authors? The Alliance of Independent Authors invited its Facebook fans...

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Posted on 01/11/2021 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Regular readers of our C.S. Lakin posts know the value of bringing a scene’s setting to life. Her latest advice...

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Posted on 01/10/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Orna Ross of the Alliance of Independent Authors and Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn have both blogged about their...

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