It's the eternal battlefield in writing. Indie publishing versus traditional publishing. So which path is best for you and your book? And can you have the best of both worlds? First off, we'll compare the short-and-sweet primary pros/cons of each, then go into a bit more detail. Self-publishing Pros: Independence and full creative control Higher … Continue reading Trad-pub vs Self-pub: Pros, Cons, and Why Not Both?
Ok, *cracks knuckles*, let's do this. Here's where things are going to enter a territory that intimidates a lot of writers... math. Buckle up, because this is going to be a long one. In this final part of my series on distilling self-pub research, we're going to talk all about money. How to price your … Continue reading Self-Pub Research Checklist: Compensation & Pricing
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 … Continue reading Self-Pub Research Checklist: Distribution
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 … Continue reading Self-Pub Research Checklist: ISBNs
The Friday 5 blog feature will be back next week, I promise. But today I made a big announcement: Cambiare will be self-published! (*cheers and confetti*) A lot of thought went into this decision, and I'd like to explain why I chose the path I did. Writing a book is hard. First, drafting a novel is a … Continue reading Why I Chose Self-Publication