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10 secrets to success I learned during 10 years of publishing #publishinghacks #indieauthor

In July, I celebrated my tenth anniversary as a published author. Ten years ago I signed my first publishing contract. Since then, I’ve published 40 titles, switched from traditional publishing to indie, changed genres, and hit the USA Today bestseller … Continue reading

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11 things you need to know about being an indie author #indieauthors #publishing

If you’re an indie author/publisher, you are a small business. Maybe a really small business of one, but still a business. In a recent USA Today article, Rhonda Abrams outlined 11 secrets of success for small businesses. Abrams is a … Continue reading

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What I learned in 2017 part 3: follow the crowd…except when you don’t

“Minding your own business” is bad advice when it comes to publishing. You can learn a lot by keeping tabs on your fellow authors. You’ll find out what genres and tropes are hot, what kinds of book covers are trending, … Continue reading

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