Self-Pub Research Checklist: Distribution

In my blog series condensing the various research I've done on my self-publishing journey, today's topic might be the trickiest... Distribution. What do you mean by distribution? Essentially, distribution is the path you want to take to get your books in the hands of readers. You can print your books via an on-demand printing service …

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Self-Pub Research Checklist: ISBNs

Self-publication is hard. Really hard. There are so many variables, and the beleaguered author is a one-person-army trying to tackle them all. Especially when you're just getting started, it can be pretty overwhelming. Well the cavalry is here! In this multi-part series, I'll tackle the topics I had to research while prepping for self-publication and …

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Sacrifices Indie Authors Make (and why they’re worth it)

This is another one of those "things I wish I'd been told earlier" posts, so buckle up. First, a bit of backstory. Yes, I queried traditionally before deciding to self-publish. No, indie was not a "last resort". I only queried briefly before taking a step back, reviewing the feedback I was receiving, and deciding my …

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