Tag Archives | self-publish

Movin’ On Up

Last week I mentioned I was up to my eyeballs in Mr. Clean’s Magic Erasers (they ARE magic, by the way) and said I’d tell more soon. So here it is: I am finally really, really close to getting my house ready to be listed for sale. Long-time readers will know I publicly declared selling […]

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My Dec 2014 – Feb 2015 Book Royalties

I’m talkin’ dough. Not a lot. I know this post will make a few fellow authors shriek and moan and rend their clothes, so I want to say upfront that I am not urging or advising others to put their books in KDP Select. I never thought I would ever be exclusive to one sale […]

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6 Lessons Learned Between Books 4 & 5

I recently published Swindle Town, Book 5 in my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series, and here I am again, riding the learning curve and sharing wins, errors, and vulnerabilities with anyone who cares to read about them. I’ve done the same following publication of Book 2, Book 3, and Book 4, and although I really hope […]

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How To Stage A Comeback

Meet Author Ben Wallace! I’ve recently undertaken a great rebranding and an overhaul of how I go about marketing my books. Molly was kind enough to invite me here to share the how, why and what I’m doing. Thank you, Molly. In the world of self-published books, I use to be somebody. Not a big […]

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My First BookBub Promo: The Results

If you’re sick of hearing about BookBub walk away now, because I scored my first BookBub (BB) promo December 21 after months of submitting, and I’m about to share the results. For those of you who aren’t familiar (hahaha), BB is the top-of-the-heap discounted book vendor that tons of authors are vying to get into. […]

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5 Tips To Make Direct-Sale Events A Rousing Success

A growing number of self-published authors either never joined the social media frenzy, or are giving it the cold shoulder in favor of other book promotion methods. Author Todd Borg is one of them. Last week Todd guested on my blog and talked about his production, his income, and his selling strategies. We found out […]

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