Indie Publishing in 2015 – What Do You Need To Do?

“It’s that season when people love to post resolutions and predictions for the year ahead. Along with others in the publishing industry I have been reviewing “where we’re at” and “where we’re heading” as an industry in 2015. When considering where we’re at it’s helpful to remember just how far self-publishing has come in the past decade. It’s just over 7 years since Amazon launched […]

The World’s Greatest Storytellers

Publishing house and content marketing agency Raconteur Media recently surveyed almost 500 authors, journalists, editors, students, and media and marketing professionals, asking them who is the world’s greatest storyteller? The resulting Infographic is a tribute to many talented storytellers who have lived throughout the ages. As Raconteur explains on their blog, “…we wanted to take a […]

It’s Time to Start Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2014

Every year in November novel-writing fever takes the world by storm as writers take part in NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, a fiction writing challenge founded in 1999 by Chris Baty. Participants pledge to write 50,000 words in a month, starting from scratch and reaching “The End” by November 30. The novels written […]

7 More Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo

If you are taking part in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) it is important to start preparing early. In an earlier post I discussed 11 ways that you can start getting ready, and provided some links to training materials in case you need help with how to write a novel and how to write quickly. In […]

11 Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo

In an earlier post I explained why this is an excellent time to start preparing for NaNoWriMo. Today I am going to give you 11 ways that you can start getting ready for this years’ fiction writing challenge in November. Related Posts8 Reasons to Write and Sell Your Own Ebook (Jan 20, 2009) How Much Can […]