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  1. Galen

    Skill, Inspiration, Motivation or Accident; Why do you write Non-Fiction?

    Why do you write Non-Fiction? While in my career, writing was just one part of my responsibilities. I wrote company newsletters, press releases, report summaries, website information pages, user manuals and more. But, as a prematurely retired person, I decided to finish one of my novels...
  2. Mikeyboy_esq

    Are WRITERS' CONFERENCES worth-while?

    I'm going to my 1st writers' conference next month in Houston (Indiepalooza 2017), and I'm hoping to learn a lot of useful information about book writing/publishing and meet some local authors. (I'm attending this conference for free b/c I'm one of the guest speakers). I've never attended a...
  3. Mikeyboy_esq

    My Book Sales Update

    I'm happy to report that I sold a little over 50 books last month. Not a record breaker, but still a solid month for a newbie author like me. I'm sure that number is unimpressive to many folks, but I can tell you that I'm grateful for each and every sale and hope my books continue to help...
  4. Mikeyboy_esq

    10 ways I found to SAVE $$$ on self-publishing my 2nd book

    My 2nd book (launched recently) includes the DETAILED COSTS of how much I spent to write, self-publish and market (for the first 90 days) my debut book vs. this new one. The difference in how much I spent is staggering! I spent a whopping $7k for my first one as compared to only $1,500 on my...
  5. Mikeyboy_esq

    COSTS to Self-publish my new book...

    When I began writing my first book a little over 4 years ago, I never stopped to consider how much it would cost to produce the final product, bring it to market and then spread the word to potential customers. I simply started typing and assumed the cost would be minimal. Fast forward to today...
  6. Mikeyboy_esq

    10 Lessons from Writing/Self-publishing my 1st Book

    Writing and self-publishing my first book took 4 long years and countless hours of staring at a computer screen. Alas, my hard work is not yet done as I continue to try a variety of marketing activities to promote my new book. I’m happy to report that it was well worth the time and effort to...
  7. KellInkston

    channillo.com - thoughts?

    Hey, recently got into the http://channillo.com/ beta, it looks like an interesting idea for serialized literature but I wonder, will readers be okay with the subscription fee and will writers be okay with the exclusivity? Take a look, what do you think?
  8. TKent

    Guest Interview: Hugh Howey

    This month, WF is excited to bring you an in-depth interview with author, Hugh Howey. Prior to his self-publishing success with WOOL, Hugh was at times a computer repairman, a yacht captain, and a bookstore clerk. He now lives in Jupiter, Florida with his wife Amber and dog Bella. He has been...
  9. T

    Hiring An Artist

    Hello everyone! I am an aspiring novelist who has just finished another YA manuscript. As such, I am looking for an artist to do some illustrations for my book. Recently, I contacted a fairly famous artist in the hopes of booking his services. He responded by emailing me a series of...
  10. kowalskil

    A egal situation

    I am the author and the owner of a self-pubished book (the ISBN is assigned to me). That book is now being translated into another language. 1) Will I automatically become the owner of the translated version? 2) If not then what should I do to become the owner? 3) These questions have to...
  11. P

    Me, Indie, Indian Author, M. Prabhakar Rao

    Dear All Fellow Writers, I am M. Prabhakar Rao, an Indie Author from Hyderabad, India. Yours, Prabhakar, ;-)
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