Links for writers…

If you’re an independent author, you rely on the sage advice and research of “other” independent authors, especially the ones that have made the “full time” shift to writing—or have been writing for years. I learn an invaluable amount from these authors, often collaborating to validate new publishing theories, grade the effectiveness of promotions or trade marketing ideas. Everyone’s experience is unique in it’s way, but we all share the same goal. To make a living writing the best books possible.

Some of us are new to the game, others have been around a long time. Everyone offers something, which is why I want to pass along the best sources of “indie” publishing information and guidance. This is by no means an exhaustive list. It represents the most prolific amount of well-formed opinions and advice that I can fit into my schedule. Truly, this represents the tip of the iceberg, and any additions are welcome. In my opinion, if you dig into what these four authors have written about their experiences, you’ll come out ahead of the pack, with your nose pointed in the right direction.

Leading the most recent charge to arm authors with the knowledge to make solid career decisions: Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey’s Author Earnings.

 

The King of the Indie Publishing movement: Joe Konrath.

Witty and sarcastic, wildly successful. Prolific business advice: Russell Blake

Insightful, raw and unyielding analysis of the pressing issues: Robert Bidinotto

From traditional to “indie” publishing. A rare and prolific insight into both worlds: Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Firebrand and agent provocateur: David Gaughran

Lots of content, all worth digesting: The Passive Voice

Right between the eyes advice. Married to Kristin Kathryn Rusch. Can’t imagine this household: Dean Wesley Smith

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2 responses to “Links for writers…

  1. Don’t forget Hugh Howey’s recent Author Report!

    http://authorearnings.com/the-report/

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