KDP Select/Free Promos: Should You Give Your Book Away?

Ah, the big question.  I received yet another email yesterday from a nice person asking this very question. They have two (almost three) self-published novels for sale on Amazon, and the question was phrased as, “I don’t understand the value in giving my...

The 5 Most Common Blogging Blunders

“I’ve noticed in other writers’ blogs there’s a tendency to…”  began an Email from a client and fellow writer requesting my services to set up her new site. It’s a common mistake I witness many writers making in their approach to blogging–trying to emulate what...

Are You Afraid of Money?

This is an excerpt from my upcoming nonfiction book, “The 21 Laws of Self-Publishing.” If you’d like to be notified when it’s ready, be sure to sign up for the newsletter! A common dichotomy in the creative is the struggle between “creating...

How to Self-Publish Your Book: Design Matters

I got started self-publishing books shortly after I began writing my first thriller. Initially, I looked around for traditional publishing companies that I thought might be interested in the book — I checked the acknowledgements sections of my favorite...
25 Reasons Why You Should Self-Publish

25 Reasons Why You Should Self-Publish

So you’re thinking about self-publishing, or “indie” publishing, your book. Welcome. Glad you’re here. You’re in good company. I’ve self-published all of my 7 books, and it’s been a heck of a ride. Also, you’re in...