How can self-published authors get their books into libraries in the US? In this iWriterly video, Meg LaTorre interviews a librarian from the Sparta Library to answer that very question. One super cool thing about this interview is that David Costa from the Sparta Library looks into the library's database to see what indie authors' … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How Can Self-Published Authors Get Their Books Into Libraries in the US?
Marketing is a big question mark for published and aspiring authors. What will your publisher do? What is the author expected to do? Watch this video to learn one first-hand experience from the traditionally-published science fiction author Michael Mammay. https://youtu.be/QQy1PUx1Iwo WATCH PREVIOUS iWRITERLY VIDEOS FT. MICHAEL MAMMAY: How to Navigate Publishing Contracts & … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Marketing For Traditionally Published Authors | With Author Michael Mammay
Whether you are intending to traditionally or self-publish, learn how to market your book effectively, when to get started, where to invest your money and time, and the dos and don't of marketing in this two-part series all about marketing your novel. In this Publishable episode, we will discuss the following: Marketing strategies for during … Continue reading Publishable: Episode 3 | How to Market Your Book (Part 2)
Making your dream of becoming a full-time author a reality. Most writers have a few things in common: A need to write A habitual overconsumption of caffeine A desire to make writing their career However, in order to be able to sustain yourself (and your family) on your writing, it's important to treat your passion … Continue reading Why You Should Treat Your Passion Like a Job
Once upon a time, authors were able to write books and get them published, so long as they were a decent writer. That’s no longer the case. Now, both self-published and traditionally-published writers must establish an author platform to either get published or to have success while publishing in today’s modern world. Learn author platform … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Author Platform Basics
Learn some of the reasons that go into deciding if you should self-publish (vs. traditionally-publish), where self-published authors can cut if they're on a tight budget, what aspects you shouldn't skimp on, why beta readers/critique partners are crucial, author platform, and more in this special collaboration with Natalia Leigh, indie author of HIGH BORN and … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Self vs. Traditional Publishing: Part 1 | Collab with Natalia Leigh