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.
- Failing to do due diligence. . .
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