Aug 29, 2016
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Indie Voice  |  

Dear Indie Authors: How To Hit The USA Today Bestseller List

Wattpad Unveils Ad-Generated Revenue Program, Kickstarter Marks a Milestone, 6 Ways to Vet a Freelance Editor + more in this week’s round-up

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What Else But Indie?  |  

Six Boundary-Breaking Indies

An indie author’s strongest suit is that, no longer needing the “permission” of cultural gate-keepers to get their work in the hands of readers, they are able to write stories that have been overwhelmingly absent in traditionally published titles, speaking in a voice all their own.

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

6 Crowdfunded Indies, Including a Collection of Horror Stories and…Donald Trump

This month we’ve got a new haul of crowdfunded titles, including an illustrated book of scary stories and an even more horrifying alphabet book featuring none other than “F is for Fear-Mongering” Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump.

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Indie Voice  |  

Authors Need Publishers Less than Ever

Airline buys 2,000 copies of self-pubbed bedtime story, Why You Need an ISBN, a Guide to Email Marketing Your Self-Pubbed book + more in this week’s round-up

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What Else But Indie?  |  

5 Marijuana Books that Deserve to Get a Buzz

Whether you’re a regular user or just pot-curious, have a look at a few of the weed-themed books that have sprung up in the past few years.

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Indie Voice  |  

Marketing a New Book: 6 Tactics Authors & Publishers Love

3 Facebook Changes You Need to Know About, Publishing Scam Artists (and How to Spot Them), Which Formats Should You Use When Self-Pubbing + more in this week’s round-up

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Alike But Indie  |  

If You Loved “Trump: The Art of the Deal”, You Might Like…

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

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Indie Voice  |  

Women writers are upending the book industry and selling millions in the process

The Rise of Indie Crime Novels, Everything You Need to Know about ARC’s and Metadata, 10 Self-Pubbing Trends to Watch + more in this week’s round-up

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Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “Luckiest Girl Alive”, You’ll LOVE…

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

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Book Fair + Writer's Conference Calendar  |  

All the World’s a Book Fair (or Writer’s Conference) Calendar

September

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Indie Voice  |  

How To Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed as an Indie Author

3 Ways Indie Publishers Sell Books, Getting Global Reach for your Self-published Books, 4 Steps to Build a Strong Author Platform + more in this week’s round-up

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Webcomics  |  

6 Digital-Native Indie Comics You Can Read on Your Phone

Check out this handful of funny, smart and innovative indie comics, available via social media, to see what the medium is all about.

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Indie Voice  |  

If You Just Keep Writing, Will You Get Better?

It’s all about that audience, How Indie Authors Should Price a Book for Optimal Success, What Is Book Marketing Anyway? + more in this week’s round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Everything You Wanted to Know about Book Sales (But Were Afraid to Ask)

A Few Words With Jon Fine, Brand Your Books To Sell + more in this week’s round-up.

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What Else But Indie?  |  

9 Titles that Highlight the Best of Self-Publishing

Handcrafted. Crowd funded. Small-batch. Self-published.

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Indie Voice  |  

Legendary Author Advises New Writers to Self-Publish Because “Big Publishers Suck”

All About ISBN’s (and why you need one!), Marketing Tips from Industry Experts, What Makes a Bestseller + more in this week’s round-up

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Urban Fiction  |  

Self-Publishing Helps Give Voice to #Diverse Authors with Urban Lit

It’s an established fact that traditional publishing is a mostly white man’s world. Self publishing–free from the inherent gatekeeping of agents and publishers–gives otherwise marginalized voices the opportunity to be heard, and read.

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News  |  

Indie Authors to See their Books on B&N Shelves?

Authors will also be required to be “eligible Nook Press authors,” meaning their titles must be available as ebooks on BN.com and not included in Amazon’s KDP Select category.

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Indie Voice  |  

EU referendum: keep calm and expect change

E-book Sales Decline, Kindle Instant Book Previews, Timberland libraries now offer access to self-published books + more in this week’s round-up

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Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “The Nest”, You’ll LOVE…

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

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News  |  

Self-Pubbed Titles (and Originally Self-Pubbed Authors) Recently Signed by Traditional Publishers

Which begs the question: If self-pubbed books and authors are so bad, why do traditional publishers keep signing them?

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IR Interview  |  

Terah Edun Talk to IR About Writing Strong Female Protagonists, Being Brave + Living in South Sudan

Author of eleven YA Fantasy titles and a New York Times + USA Today bestseller

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Indie Voice  |  

Copyright: What Every Author Needs to Know

5 Ways Indie Authors Can Advocate for Themselves, Indie Author’s Book Coming to a Screen Near You + more in this week’s round-up

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2016 IndieReader Discovery Award Winners  |  

Meet Your 2016 IRDA Winners and Download Their Books Free–Today Only!

Downloads of the winner’s books are available today through 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, along with author interviews, book samples, trailers and more at indiereader.com/irda2016.