It’s a Date! — Indie Authors and Libraries

Getting into libraries is the toughest part of being an Indie author. There are a number of reasons why. One is the fact that indie authors can’t easily contact librarians on a national or state basis. Another is the system of selling and distributing books to libraries, although that’s slowly changing. But the biggest reason … Read more

Bookstores, Libraries, and Indie Authors

We hear it all the time. Self-publishing is a business and the author is an entrepreneur. After you finish the book, your job has just begun: cover design, editing, distribution, promotion, pricing, inventory— oh—and a little thing called profit. Over the past five years as I’ve moved from traditional to indie publishing, I’ve discovered what … Read more

Five Reasons to Publish a Print Version of your Ebook

  Those of us who have published our own ebooks over the past few years know it can be an exciting and profitable venture. And the ebook market is still growing, though not at the same pace as it was—but we knew that was bound to happen as the digital industry begins to mature. A … Read more

More About LIbraries

Speaking about libraries, the following article appeared in today’s Washington Post. Thanks to Angkor at KindleBoards for pointing it out! Today’s Washington Post has an interesting article on the pent-up and growing demand for ebook borrowing at libraries. Big publishing houses are limiting access to ebooks or refusing access altogether to libraries. This is yet … Read more