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This Week in Indie Publishing

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
If Your Protagonist is a Person of Color Your Book Cover Might Get Whitewashed The old phrase is that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but if that were true a significant chunk of the marketing industry wouldn’t exist. We absolutely judge books by their covers, and…

#NotesFromTheRiver – Back Again With Some Exciting Announcements

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
After a long hiatus, I’ve caught up enough that I can begin posting my weekly #Notes on the St. Johns River Eco Tours blog. Hope you’ll check out this week’s announcements, and if you live in central Florida, will consider attending some of the events. Thanks for sharing this,…

What’s the best thing here?

Originally posted on Dan Alatorre:
your humble host I have this writing contest going on, and it’s tricky what to say about it. I’ve seen these contests change people’s lives! More or less. If I say, “Hey, we are getting more entries to date than ever before!” – does that scare people away because they…

Book Promo Reminder – Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale (July 1-31)…

Book Promo Reminder – Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale (July 1-31)…

9 Query Mistakes That Could Lead To Instant Literary Agent Rejection | Writer’s Relief…

9 Query Mistakes That Could Lead To Instant Literary Agent Rejection | Writer’s Relief…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Few literary agents expect query letters to be 100% perfect—especially if the author is new. That said, most literary agents DO expect a certain level of competence and a fundamental understanding of publishing industry etiquette. If you’re a writer hoping to get a book published,…

DAW Books Opens Its Doors to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers – No agent needed – by Erica Verrillo…

DAW Books Opens Its Doors to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers – No agent needed – by Erica Verrillo…

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Summer #Sale – #Free Books – Olga Nunez Miret, Paul Andruss and Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the Summer Sale posts where authors in the bookstore are offering their books FREE. That would include one of my books which I have put in the sale too. N.B: There are still three places left for Saturday 21st Summer Sale for books that…

The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain @MattCainWriter @unbounders

The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain @MattCainWriter @unbounders

Originally posted on bytheletterbookreviews:
Book Description: Charlie Matthews’ love story begins in a pebble-dashed house in suburban Bolton, at a time when most little boys want to grow up to be Michael Jackson, and girls want to be Princess Di. Remembering the Green Cross Code and getting out of football are the most important things…

How to Add Expanded Distribution to KDP Print Books

Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
EXPANDED DISTRIBUTION KDP’s print option now includes an Expanded Distribution channel. It may not (yet) be equivalent to CreateSpace’s Expanded Distribution, but it’s another big step in the right direction. When KDP print originally rolled out, CreateSpace was a much better option. Since then, KDP has added printed proofs and author…

From award-winning author Jenna Sutton comes the story of two princes who discover that falling in love is messy… Royal Mess by Jenna Sutton #Romance #Sale @InkSlingerPR @jsuttonauthor

From award-winning author Jenna Sutton comes the story of two princes who discover that falling in love is messy… Royal Mess by Jenna Sutton #Romance #Sale @InkSlingerPR @jsuttonauthor

Originally posted on Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author :
ROYAL MESS by Jenna Sutton is on sale now for just .99c – grab it at this price for a limited time! Two stories about princes, all in one book. Fall in love with Prince Leo and Prince Marco today! ? About ROYAL MESS From award-winning author…

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