Category: Self-Publishing

5 Key Reasons Indie Authors Should Use Goodreads

If you're an avid reader, you probably already have a Goodreads account. But if you're an indie author, you might not yet have utilised Goodreads as a tool for book promotion. In case you haven't heard of it, Goodreads is a 'social network for readers'. It has a searchable database of …

Crash Course: How To Edit Your Novel

‘How To Edit Your Novel’ is a guide designed for writers who have completed a long-form work of fiction and want to edit, polish and perfect it as much as possible. It’s all about providing you with the information, tools and advice you need to take your first draft to …

11 Habits of a Six-Figure Income Indie Author

For as long as I can remember, I've been told that authors don't make any money. That a degree in creative writing was a fast-track to unemployment, and that I could never expect to earn a liveable income from books. I'm proud to say, I've proven those people wrong. Now, …

What Is Patreon And How Can Indie Authors Use It?

If you've been on the internet at all over the past few years, you've probably heard of Patreon. Inspired, as the name suggests, by the old-world concept of artistic patronage, Patreon is growing every day as an alternative income method for creators. But how exactly does Patreon work? And how …

5 Top Tips for Getting Indie Book Reviews

When it comes to promoting an indie book, you don't have a whole marketing team behind you like a traditionally published author does. Authors on contracts with publishing houses generally have a whole campaign developed for them, not only saving the author time and money, but also potentially leading to …