Tag: editors

Five Basic Tips for Marketing Your Book

Mention the words marketing and promotion and you might send certain people into anaphylactic shock, that is how much authors loathe doing either. No me though.  I consider myself if not proficient in both marketing and promotion, at the very least, effective.  This is not due to my Indie fiction sales, but instead to years of marketing my non-fiction on my own websites, as well as on larger marketplaces which are not Amazon.  I’ve sold more than 50,000 books doing […]

Posted November 27, 2012 by Julie in Marketing, self-publishing / 3 Comments

Friday Productivity and a Cake

Yup. The weeks are just flying by.  Week three productivity check is come and gone.  That October 1 deadline is coming up real fast.  Anyway, here’s what I got done this week: New real blog post here (The End of the World) New fake blog post for Esta New fake blog post by Ashur And by the way – in case you’re wondering what these “fake” blog posts are…they are real blogs and posts. But they are in character. Each […]

Posted August 11, 2012 by Julie in Productivity Check / 0 Comments

Friday Productivity and a Snake

Well, holy crap!  It’s Friday again!  What did I get done this week… I did an inspection for work yesterday and attended a meeting. (so fun) I played around on Goodreads, which I consider work 😉 because it’s my author page and all. I wrote a new fake blog post for Gideon I bought a new plotting book called Story Engineering. Really great book. I’m about to read it again.  First I borrowed it from Amazon using my Prime account, […]

Posted August 4, 2012 by Julie in Productivity Check / 2 Comments

Publishing a Novel (or three)

If you’ve never self-published a book then you probably won’t be interested in this blog post, but just in case you’re thinking about doing what I’m doing (publishing three books at the same time!) I’m gonna give you the skinny on what it’s like. Self-publishing is not the “easy way out” that some might think it is. Sure, you can slap together a PDF of just about anything and upload it to Amazon and take your chances. But that’s not […]

Posted July 26, 2012 by Julie in self-publishing / 0 Comments