Latest From the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: Money Flow

This week, among other things, John Doppler delves into when you should pay to publish your book, and how the “money flows toward the author”.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Debbie Young starts a series of discussions about genre expectations to help you decide how to classify your books to best marketing advantage – Writing to Meet Genre Expectations #1 – Crime/Mystery/Thriller/Detective/Suspense

ALLi Author member Ann Richardson describes successful non-fiction BookBub promotion in ALLi’s marketing piece – Case Study of a Successful Bookbub Promotion for a Self-published Non-fiction Book

ALLi’s AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon in June included topics such as:

  • Do you need an editor?
  • Should you go through all the phases of editing?
  • Do beta readers cut down on editing costs?
  • What editing services are available?
  • A checklist of things to look for in an editor

Self-publishing Success Story features Charlie Lamb, an Engineer Turned Indie Author who, within three years, has sold over 100,000 books.

Fantasy writer McKenzie Austin provides a welcome reminder of one of the great benefits of being an indie author in ALLi’s opinion piece – A Celebration of the Generous Spirit of Indie Authors and the Self-publishing Community

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, audio books and the popularity of podcasts; Wattpad’s latest success; Jane Friedman’s annual update of the “book publishing path”; and more from Amazon – adding purchasing options and removing reviews.

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