Developing Thick Skin

This week, among other things, we take a look back at an Indie Author Fringe presentation from Tim Lewis. If you’re interested in starting a podcast to raise your indie profile and grow your audience, you won’t want to miss How Authors use Podcasts to grow their Brand

Other Self-Publishing Advice

If you’re considering a Creative Writing MA, check out British novelist Kate Frost’s article Is it Worth Doing a Creative Writing MA? for a perspective from someone who did.

It’s the detail that helps us produce professional looking self-published books. Our production article this week – A Small but Important Tip about Formatting Spacing after Periods (Full Stops) – helps ensure yours are each and every time.

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to focus on pushing book sales. Our marketing piece this week looks at how you can boost print sales at Christmas fairs.

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week he shares a super cool viral sensation that perhaps surprisingly comes in the form of a library. He also mentions another piece of library news coming from Overdrive, KDP Print bringing an interesting development to short-runs, another closure announcement, and a new gadget to play with.

If you’re interested in writing or self-publishing, you might like to join our Alliance of Independent Authors. And if you’d like to look at my self-published work, you’ll find it here