Decisions, Decisions: Traditional or Self-publishing?

As I’m not a published author, I’m hardly the best person to answer this question. So what’s with this post? Well, I’ve had several IRL and online friends ask me about publishing. Presumably because I have a lot of contact with indie authors. You surround yourself with a certain group of people, whether it’s authors or artists or whole-foodies, and you forget that everyone else has their own particular circle, and may not have ready access to the same information you do. So I threw out a request for resources to my author and blogger friends. Continue reading

Free July 4-8: The DIY Guide to Social Media Marketing and eBook Publishing by Coral Russell

Lately, I’ve been investigating resources for a post to help authors who are in the process of deciding if they want to self-publish or go the traditional route. When I asked in my fabulous author/blogger group http://theindieexchange.com, Coral offered to send me a copy of her book. Wow. Wow. Wow. It was full of great information, advice, and links to many great sites you’ll need when you self-publish. I immediately recommended the book to two friends who are currently trying to make their publishing decisions, so they could not only see what’s involved in self-publishing, but also see that there is so much great help out there if they choose to do so. Continue reading