7 Ways To Get Paid On Time As A Freelancer

Not getting paid on time for your work is a frustrating problem faced by many freelancers. You've obeyed a deadline and submitted your work on time – why can't your client extend the same courtesy when it comes to payment?! Unfortunately, many businesses and individuals still have a lax approach …

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 …

The Ultimate Guide To Fantasy Subgenres

Understanding your fiction genre, and its subgenres, lets you alter and conform with confidence. You want a book that works well with marketing and cover design, and you want your readers to feel, at the least, satisfied. Of course, adding your own unique flair is all part of the fun. …

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 …