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Book Launch for Mosaic

Book Launch for Mosaic

    I am very proud to announce the launch of Mosaic: A compilation of creative writing by The Cartel Collaborative. This has been in the works for more than half a year. Why so long? Our aim, among writing…

Writing 2.0 Changemaker Series: Focus on Melissa Foster

Writing 2.0 Changemaker Series: Focus on Melissa Foster

This is the first installment in a series I have entitled the Writing 2.0 Changemaker Series. In each interview, I will bring you the trendsetters in the new age of publishing for both traditional and self-published authors. My goal is to…

The Cost of Self-Publishing: POD Price Comparisons + Matchbook, NaNoWriMo & SWD PDQ

The Cost of Self-Publishing: POD Price Comparisons + Matchbook, NaNoWriMo & SWD PDQ

Are you doing NaNoWriMo …now?… Well, if so, I have some juicy things for you so keep reading. If you aren’t doing it this year, then sit back and read at your leisure. There is plenty more where all of…

The New and Exciting Way to Increase Your Writing Profile

Imagine taking a few minutes out of your day to increase your author platform and your profile visibility. Imagine that this one site is optimized for search engines and helps your writing profile appear in all types of search engines,…

APA Makes a Bold Move, One Format for All and Kittens, Too!!

Fergus Ray Murray via Compfight An entertaining overview… I’ve had this article in my research database since it was published in TechCrunch. It is truly one of the best articles that I have come across on the entire process of…

Traditional Publishing Services Brought to Indie Authors

This is a quick post for the multi-part series on Self-Publishing. An interesting take on the traditional vs. self-publishing option.   In their continuing efforts to support self-published authors, Digital Book World has spotlighted a service that brings the traditional…

Are You a Self-Published Author? Can Your Readers Find Your Book?

Helga Weber via Compfight   First, I am working on a multi-part series on self-publishing concentrating on the marketing of your book. I can tell you from authors I know, this is still a topic they are learning, even after…