Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tales of Woe from Traditionally Published Authors

  Whenever I hear someone denigrating the self-publishing option, I think of the many tales of woe that I read and heard over the years from traditionally published authors — stories that discouraged me, for a long time, from writing … Continue reading

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Dumb Advice from Forbes to Indie Authors

  Amid the never-ending anti-Amazon rants, one occasionally finds a piece that aspires to be grounded in facts and statistics. Well, this new one, by Suw Charman-Anderson in Forbes, is a classic example of how to misread (and misreport) statistics … Continue reading

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HUNTER Audiobook Hits Sales Milestone

  Another happy personal milestone: The audiobook edition of HUNTER — on sale for just five months — has just hit a cumulative 999 sales. One of you folks will probably put it over the top of the 1,000 mark … Continue reading

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Indie Author Joe Konrath Sells 1 Million Ebooks

  Back in 2010, when I was first contemplating the idea of writing and self-publishing novels, two bloggers were most influential in prompting me to take the plunge. One was Robin Sullivan, wife of bestselling fantasy author Michael J. Sullivan. … Continue reading

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