Posted on 10/11/2021 at 09:33 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing and publishing experts frequently encourage authors not to compare themselves to others (with choosing comp titles for their books...

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Posted on 09/22/2021 at 04:04 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors has two updates from Amazon in its weekly business roundup that may be of note...

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Posted on 09/14/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Having an overseas publisher reach out to you about your book can inspire dramatic emotions — excitement over interest, or...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 01:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Inclusivity and diversity are popular topics in all industries right now — publishing certainly included. But you’ve probably heard of...

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Posted on 08/31/2021 at 03:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A publisher may hold the rights to your book now, but here’s some good news: the phrase “no take-backs” does...

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Posted on 08/26/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Not all indie authors want to make their books available in print as well as electronically. Those who do have...

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Posted on 08/13/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even the most confident among us appreciate external validation. For authors, that most often comes in the form of sales...

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Posted on 08/04/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have been hearing for quite some time now that email newsletters are worthwhile marketing tools. But the concept of...

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Posted on 08/03/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you know you’re in the right, official letters from a big organization asking for proof or verification can...

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Posted on 07/27/2021 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Alliance of Independent Authors wants to make one thing clear: considering comparable titles and authors isn’t a value comparison....

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