The indie author community is growing–and so is the demand for books from indie publishers, at both booksellers and libraries. How do you harness that community and create an impact? That was the question waiting to be answered in early
Five Reasons to Celebrate Independent Bookstores
Our thanks to author Bob Eckstein for this guest contribution. In the past three years I’ve heard a lot of stories (over 300 documented) that took place in bookstores as part of my research which has shaped my appreciation for
Innovative Help for Authors: Profitable Author Institute
Here’s an innovative way some key publishers, authors and experts have collaborated to create a program for aspiring and emerging authors. WWW’s Shari Stauch said, “I’m thrilled to be a part of this group of amazing talents pooling their resources
Pulpwood Queens: Connecting Authors with Readers in a BIG Way!
Each year, over Martin Luther King day weekend, a cast of brilliant authors gather with hundreds of book clubbers from across the country in a two-day festival of book discussions and themed book events. It’s called the Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend
Winner Circle Makeover: New Calendars and Competitions!
Just in time for holidays, we’re excited to announce that our Winner Circle calendar of competitions, book festivals, writers conferences and retreats has been overhauled to make your hunting happier! 1. Easier to Find and Enter Competitions First, we’ve broken
Author Marketing Mastery #45: Five Big Ways Writing Competitions Give You a Marketing Edge
We’re big fans of writing competitions; it’s why we maintain a calendar list of them in our Winner Circle. Contests offer prizes, prestige, publicity, and sometimes even publishing deals. Here are five advantages that entering writing competitions can offer your
Author Marketing Mastery #41 – Keep Loving Those Libraries!
First, our thoughts and prayers go out to all our authors, readers, family and friends affected by Hurricane Matthew. It had been our intent to use this “Love Your Library” installment to also report on the Indie Author Day we