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Advice from IRDA Winning Author Zachary Cormier: “Continue to write because you enjoy the process itself.”

THEY ARE ONLY MEN is a hell-on-wheels thriller which chases, and then is chased by, the truth that people should be most afraid of what lives within themselves.

Advice from IRDA Winning Author Deborah Gaal: “Defend your work. No one will do it for you.”

When hard times force Maude Fields to take in her estranged and secretive mother, she arrives with a hand made needlepoint recreation of an iconic 11th century Bayeux Tapestry, which she has stitched in secret...

How to Get your Self-Published Book on the Shelves of Indie Bookstores

Every author dreams of walking into an independent bookstore and seeing their very own published book on the shelf. And this dream is valid!

IRDA Winning Author Sharon CassanoLochman: “Validation was the hardest part of being an indie author.”

Twelve-year-old Tanner Phillips fishes the Oneida Lake Ice Fishing Derby every year with his dad. Last year, he ruined everything—losing the competition and losing some of his grandfather’s gear. This year, Tanner is determined to...

IRDA Winning Author Daisy Pettles: “I’ve published traditionally most of my life, but I had the most success–personally and financially–when I became my own publisher.”

Veenie Goens and Ruby Jane Waskom would love to retire, but they lack a nest egg. In fact, they barely have a nest.

Wise Words from IRDA Winner Tracie Frank Mayer: “We can develop our ability to be resilient in the storm.”

A young black American woman falls in love with a German man, moves to his country, bears his child – a boy diagnosed with a rare form of congenital heart disease. Not understanding the language...

How Being an Indie Author Makes You a Small Business and 5 Things You Can Do to Prepare

As an indie author, realizing your dream of finally publishing that book that’s been in your head for years can seem like the ultimate goal. But deciding to publish a book today also means deciding...

IRDA Author Nicholas Fillmore: “SMUGGLER relates the real events behind [the book and hit Netflix show] Orange Is The New Black.”

When twenty-something post-grad Nick Fillmore discovers the zine he’s been recruited to edit is a front for drug profits, he begins a dangerous flirtation with an international heroin smuggling conspiracy and in a matter of...

IRDA Winner Ginger Tran Talks about “tourmaline”

"tourmaline" is full of poetry about self-healing, rediscovering the self, shifting through trauma, emotional disturbances, mental afflictions, and spiritual rebirthings.

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