The Largest Self-publishing Survey Results

Instead of sending out my own writing tip today, I wanted to share a link to an article about the largest self-publishing survey and its results. The survey had 56-questions and 7,677 respondents. Half of respondents were aspiring authors and the  other half are published authors. While not all of results have been released yet, […]

Achieving Maximum Velocity

Several times a week I will hear from writers who say, “I’m putting my book online today. I just want to put it up and see what happens.” I’ll let you in on a secret: Nothing will “just” happen. This year an estimated one million people will put books up online, and if you don’t […]

New Struggles in Self-Publishing

I hesitate to mention problems with self-publishing. In some genres, such as romance or self-help books, the industry is doing great. But for those who are trying to sell fiction, it seems that the markets are contracting, and it appears that things will go from bad to worse. If you’ve been self-publishing for the past […]