Category Archives: Self-Publishing

The Writer’s Conference: a drink from the fire hose

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by Chris Mandeville I just returned home after spending a jam-packed three days at a writer’s conference. This was the 25th or so such event I’ve attended as a writer, and as I sit here totally exhausted I’m pondering why I continue to attend these conferences despite the cost in time and energy as well as dollars. The answer is

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My Writing Life: Winning the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize 2016

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by Nicola R. White As a self-published author, many literary contests are not open to me, so when I first heard of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, I was thrilled to learn that I could enter. And even better, there was no entry fee! (When you pay all publishing and promotion costs out of pocket, expenses add up fast). I

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Your Book Launch Toolkit

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by Joel Friedlander Launching your book can be one of the most exciting—and most stressful—parts of publishing a book. Carefully preparing, timing, and executing just the right mix of activities to propel your new book out into the world is no simple task. Authors are faced with a large variety of actions and strategies they can use for their book

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