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WATCH: Romance Author On Self-Publishing Success

Posted 07.30.2013 | Books

Romance author Bella Andre joined HuffPost Live to talk about writing romance, and the freedom of self publishing. Check it out above!...

'Fake it Till You Make it' -- A Slightly Degrading Catchphrase

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 06.01.2013 | Books
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

What do you think? Are you working on a real project that gratifies you at this moment in time? Are you offended by the phrase "fake it till you make it?"

Are Self-Published Authors Selling Themselves Too Cheap?

| Posted 10.24.2012 | Books

By Melissa Foster for indiereader.com Self-published authors have created a devaluing of the written word, and, some of them are scrambling to see...

Indie Authors: How to Build a Bieber-Size Audience

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.19.2011 | Books
Amy Edelman

In the wild world of publishing (both indie and traditional), the Holy Grail has always been finding an audience (or conversely, having an audience find you).

5 Best Summer Indie Beach Reads

Amy Edelman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books
Amy Edelman

Let's face it. You can pretty much predict what everyone else at the beach will be reading this summer.

Combating the Stigma of Self-Publishing

Bryan Young | Posted 09.04.2011 | Books
Bryan Young

There are more than one reason for approaching book publishing as an entrepreneur and very few of them have to do with revenge on the traditional publishing industry for their shortsightedness.

Tough Love: Things No One Is Brave Enough to Tell Self-Published Authors - Part 3

M.J. Rose | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books
M.J. Rose

As a self-published author you have the choice. Embrace the power to create a book that is truly yours. Don't be a whiner or a copycat.

Tough Love: Things No One Is Brave Enough to Tell Self-Published Authors

M.J. Rose | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books
M.J. Rose

No writer can entirely devote him or herself to the muse. Not one who is traditionally published. And not one going the self-publishing route. So how much work are you are you going to have to do?

Will Your Ebook Make it to NY Times Best Sellers List?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Seventy-five years after its inception, the New York Times best-seller list will have a new sibling, of sorts. It will begin publishing best seller lists of electronic books.

Self-Publishing Success Story

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Self-published fantasy novelist Brian S. Pratt earned more than $18,000 in a single quarter while selling 17 eBooks on Smashwords. According to Smashw...

WATCH: 'An Awesome Book Of Thanks!'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When we found "An Awesome Book" last year, the author, Dallas Clayton, blogger for We Love You So had done an irresistible video about his irresistibl...

Talking with Keith Ogorek of Author Solutions

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

Whereas self-publishing used to be a nasty little word in the book publishing industry even a few years ago, something has changed. Headlines in major...

Has The Digital Era Made Publishers Defunct?

The Guardian | 1hr Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ray Connolly's article, arguing against the need for publishing houses in the advent of the "digital revolution" (Who needs publishers?, 12 August), r...

One Self-Published Author Gives a Story of War a Soul

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Homefront, is a novel about someone waiting for a loved one to return home from war. What inspired you to write this particular story?

AmazonEncore's First Novel Acquired

Publishers Weekly | Rachel Deahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In its most significant foray into publishing, Amazon has acquired world English rights to a self-published novel by a midwestern teenager called Lega...

What's an Unpublished Writer to Do?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Hoenig

If an author who cannot acquire a traditional publishing deal decides to invest in their writing career by self-publishing instead of giving up, let's celebrate their passion and entrepreneurship.

The Long Tale of Publishing: One Sale at a Time

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Derek Beres

I can only hope that independent booksellers come around and support the efforts of the too often romanticized "indie" author who uses the latest technologies in their craft, one sale at a time.