Something All New Authors Should Read

I'm not the type of person to tell people what to do or what they should read. Two weeks ago, I had come across a blog post by an author I follow had posted relating to new authors.  I thought there were plenty of valid points all new authors should know when they are starting …

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Grace Harney’s Advice on KDP Select

First of all, what is KDP Select? It’s pretty unlikely that you don’t know already what this is, but for the sake of full disclosure and those that don’t know, it’s basically a 3-month, optional contract you can enter into with Amazon. If you’re like me, and you have just one book– –don’t do it! […] …

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To ISBN or Not ISBN.

Self publishing? Need an ISBN? CreateSpace will give you an ISBN for FREE! Woo hoo! But wait, if CreateSpace or other POD's give me an ISBN (International Standard Book Number) - what's the drawback? ISBN's assigned to you by CreateSpace are "CreateSpace Assigned ISBN's". In other words it's a place holder used only within Amazon marketing matrix. …

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Even Carrie Had a Prom Date

The origin of IntrovertPRESS is a selfish one. Upon completing my novel and not having a traditional publishing contract I was faced with the Indie Author conundrum: I wrote a book I now want to sell the book Commence bashing head into desk It's a bit like getting yourself all gussied up on a Saturday …

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Amazon Preview Feature

Self publishing has many steps. I'm currently preparing for a book launch in May. I'm working on my Amazon Preview with Create Space (the facilitator of book prep for Amazon). This feature allows you to preview your book on their website. They provide options for the intended audience of your preview. Essentially you can create …

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I’ll Show You Mine…

  My novel, Sheltered, is coming out next month. In preparation for the release I have done some thinking on how to market my title so I can create revenue from my work. Since we are a network of authors supporting authors I thought I'd share an outline I'm creating about how to market my book. …

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