Friday, December 26, 2014

Friday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Tammy Salyer

The term “indie author” is a misnomer. Why? Because, as we all know, once you cover your keyboard for the day, your work is only 1/10 finished. Making the conscious effort to become a self-published indie author also means taking on the challenge of becoming your own marketer, publisher, art director, editor, and numerous other variations on these.

Along with learning the ins-and-outs of, well, EVERYTHING, we inevitably make mistakes. Today, I’ll share a few that I made or almost made last year that I have all good intentions of avoiding this year. My greatest hope, dear readers, is that my experiences can be chalked up to taking one (or five) for the team. 
  1. Failing to do due diligence. . .

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets on the 24th, here they are again:
  1. The Kill Zone: Using the Novel Journal for Writing Breakthroughs
  2. Fiction University: Writing Workshop: Planning Your Novel in 10 Easy Steps
  4. Are Indies Treated Like Second Class Citizens? | Hugh Howey
  5. How To Edit Your Self-Published Book Like A Pro In 8 Steps | Self-Publishing Review
  6. 5 Self-Publishing Mistakes I Made Last Year | Molly Greene: Writer
  7. A conversation about story structure – and writing rules | Nail Your Novel
  8. Ask Ronnie: Is There More Money In Self-Publishing Or Traditional Publishing? - Writer's Relief, Inc.
  9. 4 Tools to Enhance the Images in Your Content Marketing
  10. Marketing Tips Series: 7 Tips to Increase Holiday Book Sales | DigiWriting
  11. Cracking the Writer's Code with Everybody Writes
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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