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11 Pitfalls Every Indie Author Must Avoid!

If, as an indie author, you feel like you’re learning how to…
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9 Things to Consider Before Giving Up on Your Book

Penny Sansevieri, CEO and founder of Author Marketing Experts,…

Top 10 Self-Published Book Awards for Independent Authors (Legitimate)

There are dozens of Independent book awards out there seeking…

How to Promote Your Book Using Social Media

Writing a book and spending time on improving it is definitely an important process. And so is the marketing process.

How to Get an Agent to Request your Manuscript

Literary agents often receive over ten queries from authors a day – but they might only take on a couple of new clients each year.
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Chris Patchell reveals the publishing strategies + marketing plan that worked for her in Author 2 Author

In IR's first new AUTHOR 2 AUTHOR post, Chris Patchell shares her publishing strategies and hard-won marketing wisdom.

IndieReader Can Now Help You Get Reader Reviews

Unable to generate the number of reader reviews that will encourage…
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25 Online Destinations to Spark Your Writing Inspiration

Writing and creativity go hand in hand. They are kind of like soul mates – you can’t have one without the other.
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5 Tips to Beat the Self-Publishing Summer Sales Slump

Is the summer sales slump a real thing? I hear authors say it’s a myth all the time so I guess it depends on who you talk to.
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This is Why Your Books Aren’t Selling: 4 Ways To Improve Now

“My sales are awful, and I’ve done everything. I give up.”
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4 Reasons Most Authors Fail at Book Marketing

I’ve gleaned a lot of information on author behavior over the years and especially with the free 30-day book marketing challenge I started on February 1st.
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Do’s and Don’ts for Avoiding a Lackluster eBook Promo

Price promos can be an effective way to get visibility and build a fan base for new authors.
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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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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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A Novelist’s Most Important Tool

Warren Adler's novel, Torture Man, was released last month. His film/TV projects include the sequel to his "The War of the Roses", along with "Capitol Crimes", a television series based on his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery novels, as well as a feature film based on his WWII thriller, "Target Churchill".

7 Must-Visit Literary Bars for the Serious Writer

Need one last break before gathering with the family tomorrow? Perhaps a place with serious writer vibe (yes, mom, I am still working on that novel about gay vampires)?
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4 Ways to Solve Your Holiday Book Marketing Problems Now

If you’d like to see a good bump in your book sales (and who wouldn’t?), here a few easy, practical tips you can do right now!

12 Ways Indie Authors Can Boost Their Holiday Sales

The holidays are almost here. Yes, if you’re in the book business, when Summer turns to Fall, you start thinking “holiday sales.”
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Keeping the Faith

What are the conditions that lead to a loss of purpose/belief/faith in your still unfinished manuscript?

Organizing Your Perfect Home Workplace

Being a writer is hard. Being a self-published writer is harder.
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Making the Time to Write

You do have extra hours in your day to write. And we'll show you where to find them!

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12 Indies with Amazing Covers