Archive for November 2018

The big question on every author's mind: Can you make money self publishing? Well, technically, yes. But I talk about what you need to consider in this episode.

If you haven't already, and still want to participate in the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey (closes 11/30/18), visit

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Hard to believe the Kindle has only been around since 2007. In this episode, we celebrate Kindle's anniversary and I share how it's impacted my life and work.

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Bummed because your self published book isn't in the big retail bookstores? Don't be! I explain why, along with issues of selling through independent bookstores, in this episode.

Click here to read my blog post, Why Isn't My Self Published Book for Sale in Bookstores?

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Some self publishing companies offer "promotion" assistance as part of their service packages for authors. But you need to understand what that means! I explain some of the terminology so you know what you're buying!

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Don't forget to participate in the 2018 Self Publishing Survey! Closes 11/30/18.

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