The NEW Easy Way To Go FREE On Amazon

by Molly Greene @mollygreene Just a quick post to update a previous one. A while back I shared The Easy Way To Price Match FREE On Amazon. That process has changed slightly. Amazon – in their infinite wisdom – must have decided they’d made it too easy for authors to price match books to free. […]

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Writers: Plan For A Laptop Crash

by Michelle Peterman Writing a successful novel typically requires skill and dedication to learning the craft, plus a double portion of perseverance. As Sidney Sheldon said, “A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it is to be God.” Filling that blank paper – or, more likely, an empty Word […]

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Top 10 Items On My 2016 Marketing Plan

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I recently posted my disappointing 2015 author earnings, and declared that I would pursue an enhanced marketing plan (meaning not solely dependent on BookBub and KDP Select) over the rest of 2016. And that I’d share what I decided to do. It’s pretty simple, and many of you have done all […]

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My 2015 Author Earnings

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene Since 2011, I’ve been blogging about self-publishing and my journey through it. I released my first title, Mark of the Loon, in May of 2012, but didn’t publish Book 2, The Last Fairytale, until late 2013. Book 3, Paint Me Gone, came out mid-2014. And so on, until, by the end […]

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Are Audiobooks In Your Future?

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I’d often considered recording my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series, but the project never progressed beyond a place on my list of goals. Then, in November, 2015, I received an unexpected email from a producer who wrote, Hi Molly, I am an ACX- approved audiobook producer and want to see if you […]

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I’ve Got A New Attitude

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I’ve worked my rear off for years writing novels, blogging, and learning everything  possible about self-publishing. And as I noted in a recent post, the all-work-no-play finally brought on burnout. Big time. I needed to go walk on a deserted beach somewhere. Sadly, I haven’t taken a “real” vacation since 2011, […]

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Let’s Parse The 2016 Publishing Predictions

It’s insane to think we’re already well into a new year. And, of course, that means publishing industry experts have presented their take on what we’ll be up against. So during the past weeks I’ve read a ton of articles discussing what the pros believe authors will experience over the next few months, and I’ve […]

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