August 13th, 2014

5 Tips for a Do-it Yourself Writers Retreat

Over the last couple of months I’ve noticed something disturbing on Facebook—lots of my writer friends have been attending writing retreats. Why disturbing? Because I haven’t been able to go to any (cue violins).

I read once that a writing retreat is to creativity, what a good nights sleep is to physical well-being.

With the […]

May 23rd, 2014

10 Reasons Why You Should Know How To Format Ebooks

By Kait Nolan, @kaitnolan

I’ve been around since the fairly early days of self publishing. My first ebook went live in early 2010. Since then, the market has exploded and a thousand things have changed. Something that’s true this month may not be true the next.

But two things have remained more or less […]

May 7th, 2012

10 Tips for a DIY Author Website

By Laura Drake

I am NOT a techie. I don’t know software, I’m not a graphics designer. Heck I can’t even use a camera well!

I’m an accountant. That translates to: I’m cheap. Too cheap to pay someone to build a website for me.

Besides, I have to admit, turning my website over to someone […]

July 20th, 2011

Publishing Naked

When I read today’s guest blog, the first question I had for Denise was why she and Monica would team up to write a book. When she sent me their bios, it not only made it clear, but made me want to read the book. Read on, and you’ll see what I mean.

~ Laura