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Self publishing hints and tips

Self publishing hints and tips


Originally posted on tortoisesoup:
In my last post I took a brief look at self publishing and how it has become an increasingly viable option for the modern writer. Self publishing, also known as indy publishing, has become a boom industry but many writers are still a bit unsure of how to do it and…

City of Lost Souls

City of Lost Souls


Originally posted on Fictionalien:
Genre: Romance/Fantasy The Blurb: The New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments continues—and so do the thrills and danger for Jace, Clary, and Simon. What price is too high to pay, even for love? When Jace and Clary meet again, Clary is horrified to discover that the demon Lilith’s magic has bound…

Indie Publishing – Lessons Learned v1

Indie Publishing – Lessons Learned v1


Originally posted on Rebecca Writes:
Merch Girl is now 1 week old, yay! As I was gearing up to self publish my novel, I scoured the blogosphere for real-life accounts and experiences from other indie authors, so I’d like to return the favor. I’ll probably update this “Lessons Learned” feature once a month or so…

Book Review: Alister McGrath’s biography of C.S. Lewis

Book Review: Alister McGrath’s biography of C.S. Lewis


Originally posted on Musings in the Middle…:
“Lewis has made the most difficult transition an author can hope to make-being read by more people a generation after his death than before it.” While it has now been more than 35 years since an undergraduate course called “The Inklings” introduced me to Clive Staples Lewis, John…

Self Publishing

Self Publishing


Originally posted on tortoisesoup:
In my previous blogs I have looked at traditional publishing and vanity publishing, well today I am giving the Tortoise Soup treatment to self publishing. Self publishing is becoming big business. More people than ever are writing, and why not? They say that everybody has a book in them so it…

Book Review: Towering by Alex Flinn

Book Review: Towering by Alex Flinn


Originally posted on Book Revels:
Title – Author: Towering – Alex Flinn Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 14, 2013 Series/Standalone: Standalone (Goodreads says Beastly #4) Format – Source: e-ARC – Publisher via Edelweiss Rachel has spent her life locked in a tower, visited only by a woman she calls Mama. She doesn’t even know what year it is, and only…

Fiction Writing is not a Linear Process

Fiction Writing is not a Linear Process


Originally posted on disappearinginplainsight:
Definition: A linear process is one that moves along a line from A to B to C in a straightforward fashion. Conversely, a nonlinear process may develop in different directions at the same time. I can only speak for my own fiction writing process . . . I do not follow…

Book Review: The Italian’s Miracle Family by Lucy Gordon

Book Review: The Italian’s Miracle Family by Lucy Gordon


Originally posted on Why I Can't stop Reading:
  Synopsis courtesy of Goodreads (Cover links to page) Brooding Italian Drago di Luca and reserved lawyer Alysa Dennis are brought together by a shocking, shared betrayal–their late partners had been having an affair But against all the odds, they strike an unlikely friendship, and forbidden…

Book Review: A Homemade Life

Book Review: A Homemade Life


Self-Publishing: A Wonderful Phenomenom

Self-Publishing: A Wonderful Phenomenom


Self-publishing ‘wonderful phenomenon. BBC News. 1 May 2013 2012 was a record year for the UK publishing industry, according to newly released figures from The Publishers Association Statistics Yearbook. Total revenues of £3.34 billion were the highest ever recorded. Digital sales (ebooks and audiobooks) were up 66% to £411 million, while sales of physical books […]

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