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This Might Be A Terrible Idea

I’m launching the 2nd edition of Let’s Get Digital next week and today I’m going to try and answer all your questions. Most have surrounded something I’ve hinted at over the last few months. I’m doing something pretty cool and … Continue reading

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Building a Killer Email List

There is a lot of upheaval in publishing today and I think that’s likely to increase rather than decrease. The best insurance policy any writer can have against the future is a targeted mailing list. I’ve written before about how … Continue reading

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The Great E-book Pricing Question

There’s more guff written about pricing than almost anything else, resulting in an extremely confusing situation for new self-publishers. I often see them pricing too low or too high, and the decision is rarely made the right way, i.e. ascertaining … Continue reading

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Using Story Beats To Increase Writing Speed

You may be familiar with the Self-Publishing Podcast – hosted by Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt, and David Wright – which has featured all sorts of people doing interesting things in the world of self-publishing. Well, now the SPP guys … Continue reading

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Amazon Makes Life Easier For Authors of Historical & Literary Fiction

There are lots of reasons why self-publishing success stories tend to concentrate around writers of “genre” fiction, but it’s a mistake to assume that success is impossible if you write literary fiction or historical fiction (which tends to get lumped … Continue reading

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The Craft of Writing: Interview with Michael Wallace (Part II)

Today I have Part II of my interview with Michael Wallace – an author who has sold over 400,000 e-books since he started self-publishing in January 2011. If you missed Part I yesterday, that’s here and make sure to read … Continue reading

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The 20 Year Overnight Success: Interview with Michael Wallace

I have an interview today with Michael Wallace, an author who has sold over 400,000 e-books since he started self-publishing back in January 2011. Michael patiently took the time over several days to answer my questions about writing, marketing, the … Continue reading

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