Feb 09, 2016
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Tips  |  

How to Overcome Your Procrastination and Finish Writing Your Book – Part Two

6 More Tips to Help Get Your Manuscript Finished and OTD (Out the Door)

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Indie Voice  |  

Self-Pubbed Author Meredith Wild Profiled in the NYT. World Keeps Turning.

Placing Literature Launches New + Approved Website, “Method” Acting…for Authors? Three Books to Improve Your Writing + more in this week’s round-up

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Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime”, You’ll LOVE…

Choosing an indie (cook) book can be hard. We’re here to help.

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Indie 101  |  

How to Overcome Your Procrastination and Finish Writing Your Book – Part One

7 tips to help you get that manuscript finished and OTD (Out the Door)

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Indie Voice  |  

You Think Politicians Distort the Facts? Take a Look at What Douglas Preston Recently Said!

The 6 Part Process to Successfully Self-Pubbing Your Book, 5 Things Authors Need to Understand About Cover Design, A New Tool That Helps You Keep Track of Your Income + more in this week’s round-up

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

Our Favorite January Crowdfunded Indies

7 Crowdfunded Titles that offer a measure of social enlightenment and/or cathartic payback, all of them perfect for warming hearts on a cold winter’s day.

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Indie 101  |  

15 More Cover Designers to Make Your Next Book Beautiful

While the old adage “you can’t judge a book by its cover” is great advice when it comes to choosing friends and lovers, the opposite tends to be true for people picking their next read.

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Indie Voice  |  

From what I’ve heard from trad pubbed (authors), the contracts are getting worse

2016 Publishing Trends, A New “Essential” Publishing Industry Newsletter for Authors, How to Not Screw Up a Query Letter + more in this week’s round-up

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News  |  

From Indie Author to 6 (and 7!)-Figure Traditionally Pubbed Book Deal

If your dream for your indie book includes having it bought by a traditional publisher, you wouldn’t be the first. And one of the best kept secrets in the publishing industry is how often this scenario actually plays out.

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Indie Voice  |  

Even Formerly Traditional Publishers are Going Indie!

Blurb Gets New CEO, Where to Find Legit (Indie) Book Reviews, An author considers the rejection notice as fodder for humor + more in this week’s round-up

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Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “Rogue Lawyer”, You’ll LOVE…

Choosing an indie book is hard. We’re here to help.

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Indie Voice  |  

The Internet On Real Paper – Whatever Next?

Reddit is (Self)Pubbing a Hardback of Best AMAs, ASI is Sold to Private Equity Firm, ALLi Invites Authors to Create New Converts to Reading + more in this week’s round-up

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New Year's Resolutions  |  

6 Books to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions On-Track

If you have a resolution for this year–or if you could use an idea for making one–check out the books below to steer you in the right direction and help keep on track.

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IR Interview  |  

Minx Malone on Her “Accidental” Entry into Indie Publishing + How “Big Publishing” Gets it Wrong Selling Multicultural Romances

The New York Times bestselling author talks about how diversity effects her writing and growing up with sweet tea, gravy and gossip.

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New Year's Resolutions  |  

8 Best Selling Indie Authors Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

IndieReader reached out to eight New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and asked them to share their New Year’s resolutions for 2016.

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All About the Book  |  

Ken Ulano Talks About “The Mask Maker”

Albert Johnson is a prodigy raised in abuse and isolation, living at his childhood home in rural Maryland.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

IR’s Year-End Crowdfunded Faves

As we near the end of another year, we present our last batch of seven crowdfunded indies for 2015.

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Best Book Covers '15  |  

IR’s Top 10 Indie Book Cover Picks for 2015

Whether indie or traditionally pubbed, a great cover can set the tone for a book, welcoming the reader into the universe the author has set into motion before the first page is even perused.

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IR Interview  |  

Indie Author JA Huss on Marketing, Science and Why She No Longer Writes Cliff Hangers

The New York Times + USA Today bestseller of more than twenty books shares the story of her unlikely beginnings.

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Indie Voice  |  

(Indie) Bookstore Sales Jump Again in October

Book Club/Indie Book Store Self-Pubs, Indie Author Soon to be Famous in Illinois?, Smashwords Expands Reach with Three New Partnerships + more in this week’s round-up

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Gift Guide  |  

7 Must-Have Indie Holiday Gift Books (Plus One Calendar)

Looking for the prefect holiday gift for the bibliophile who has everything? Searching for something special, surprising and original? Then you’ve come to the right place!

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New Releases!  |  

6 New Indie Romance Titles for the Holidays

Sure, jewels and luxury cars are great, but sometimes the best gift of all is the time to curl up in a comfy chair and read a great new romance.

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Indie Voice  |  

Indie E-Books Sales Continue to Grow. Traditionally Pubbed Titles? Not So Much

Are Self-Pubbed Books the New Biz Cards?, Survey Says Book Reviews Continue to be an Important Part of Indie Book Promotion, ALLi Announces a Groundbreaking Publishing Rights Service for Members + more in this week’s round-up

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All About the Book  |  

If you Liked “Furiously Happy”, You’ll LOVE…

Choosing an indie book is hard. We’re here to help.