Some of you have asked what it’s like to take the indie author road instead of traditional publishing. So I’ll tell you. It’s a bit like typing in Spanish with one hand and Greek with the other, while you’re blindfolded and going fifty-five on a hoverboard. Except with less nausea and bloodshed. I kid, of course. It’s worse than that. Why do it, then? Because I can. Because I like to be in control of my work. I’ve been self-publishing for seven years now—long enough to learn a few things, and also long enough to realize there’s a lot I still don’t know. Here are a few things I’ve learned in my seven years of independence.
1. It helps to stay current.The publishing market is always changing. Sales outlets change; advertisers change; Amazon algorithmsreallychange. What worked like gangbusters for one author one day might be a flat…
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Thank you for the reblog, Sylvia! 😀