May 27, 2015
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summer books
Best of Summer  |  

16 Indie Summer Reads

Suntan lotion? Check. Hammock under shaded trees? Check. IR Approved Titles for your summer reading pleasure? From Horror and Historical Fiction to Romance and Fantasy. You can find them all here!

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Advice  |  

5 Ways to Get Publicity for Your Book

Contacting the press and embarking on a book tour are part of your publicity campaign, but there are other ways to drum up excitement for your book launch.

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Both Sides Now  |  

Kick Ass Book Launch Tips (from Two Authors Who Really Know)

Top Selling Authors Discuss (and Contrast) Indie and Traditional PR + Marketing Strategies

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Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys  |  

6 Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys (April)

Because a sexy hunk is all it takes to get us to the first page.

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Kickstarter Indies  |  

7 Awesome Kickstarted Indie Books

For over the past few years, one of the best resources for indie authors has become Kickstarter, which not only provide the platform for raising funding necessary to publish print copies and ebooks, but also helps to gauge reader interest.

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April Fools  |  

April Fools Crazy?
Or Real Indie Titles?

5 Indie Titles that Will Make You Ask…WTF?

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Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys  |  

6 Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys (March Edition)

Because a sexy hunk is all it takes to get us to the first page.

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Crossing Over  |  

Warren Adler: Why I Went Indie & Why the “Joys and Glory of Authordom Cannot Be Dismissed.”

The author of 27 novels trad pubbed novels–including “The War of the Roses”, shares his experiences and talks about why all careers in the arts are essentially bi-polar

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News  |  

One Author’s Experience with Amazon’s New Kindle Scout

Indie Author Neal Wooten Talks About Amazon’s new Kindle Scout program, a place where readers help decide if a book gets published.

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The Book that Changed My Life  |  

The Book that Changed His Life

Posted originally in ’09, David Carr shared his pick with IR.

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IR Interview  |  

Why Marketing Giant Seth Godin Went Indie (Again)

“Self-publishing is not merely a new way to get to the market. Self-publishing is the responsibility of choosing oneself. And that changes everything, completely and forever.”

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Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys  |  

Nearly Naked Indie Cover Boys

Because a sexy hunk is all it takes to get us to the first page.