Publishing Tips

  • Indie Publishing Roadmap: Choosing the Indie Path

    Hi, writer! Welcome to the Indie Publishing Roadmap series. This new collection of blog posts is going to highlight what you need to consider on your indie publishing journey.  Topics will include, but will not be limited to: Choosing the Indie path Editing and formatting basics Identifying your ideal reader Pre-publication tasks Today, we’re talking…

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  • When Do You Need to Hire a Book Editor?

    Have you ever looked at your manuscript, nearly finished and almost ready for revisions, and wondered when you need to get in touch with a book editor? In today’s post, I’ll be breaking down when it’s best to get on an editor’s production calendar so that you can have a smooth editing experience. Your Indie…

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  • How to Prepare Your Manuscript for an Editor

    You’ve finished your manuscript and booked your editor. But what do you need to do before you send your draft off to your editor? A little disclaimer: This blog highlights general recommendations. Your editor may ask for other formatting, and if you’re sending it to an agent (very different than an editor), be sure to…

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  • Who You Need on Your Publishing Team: The Indie Edition

    When you’re getting started on your publishing journey, you may feel alone and overwhelmed. Publishing is a complex process whether you’ve chosen the indie or traditional path. And even if you know you can or should build a publishing team when going indie, how do you choose that team? How do you budget for them?…

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  • Why Indie Authors Need Beta Readers

    Writing can feel like a lonely endeavor, especially when you’re up before the sun to get words down before work or staying up late after your partner and kids have gone to bed. But writing isn’t meant to be a solitary profession. Authors signed with publishing houses have teams behind them–an agent, a few editors,…

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  • Five Key Things for Indie Authors to Remember

    Indie and self-publishing are a great way for you to take creative control of your work, diversify your income streams, and start a small business. Publishing is more accessible to more people than ever before! That being said, there are some things you should do when self-publishing to increase your visibility and your success. I…

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