Lead Magnet Ideas for Fiction Authors

Lead Magnet Ideas for Fiction Authors

As a fiction writer, you know getting as many new readers as possible is essential. But what’s the best way to get them?One great way is to offer a lead magnet. Hopefully, by the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll have some great ideas to...
Selling Your Books Direct

Selling Your Books Direct

Indie authors should consider selling their books directly to readers and there are advantages in this approach as detailed below. One of the clear advantages in selling direct are higher royalties than the Amazon 70% rate and especially on 99c price tag where you...
Self Publishing Show 2022 Report

Self Publishing Show 2022 Report

I was fully hyped and primed for the second SPS at the South Bank Centre in London this year. A meeting of author minds was long overdue; this one didn’t disappoint. It was a superb opportunity to hear inspirational and informative presentations from Indie authors and...
Nick Stephenson’s Your First 10k Readers Review

Nick Stephenson’s Your First 10k Readers Review

Your First 10k readers is a comprehensive advanced course by Nick Stephenson to help authors get their first 10k readers, naturally, and grow their audience. Many authors gain success through self publishing their books as proven from the testimonials and results of...
Best Self-Publishing Courses 2022

Best Self-Publishing Courses 2022

The self-publishing industry is at an all-time high as more and more authors see it as a legitimate way to get their books in front of those who really matter; their readers. Getting your work published takes many steps, from writing the book to covering design,...
The complete guide to beta reading for authors

The complete guide to beta reading for authors

As a self-published or indie author, there’s a lot to cover. From writing and editing the book, to getting it published. But above all, you need to be sure your book resonates with your audience. This is where beta readers step in. Beta reading is a part of the...
Start writing that book

Start writing that book

By Jerry Holliday The seeds of my first novel (or novella as it is under 50k words), False Flag, began when I was travelling in the early 90s and turned out to be quite different from the final version in terms of plot. The original had my protagonist, Frank Bowen,...
Self Publishing 101 Review by Mark Dawson

Self Publishing 101 Review by Mark Dawson

SP 101 not currently open? Take a look at alternatives in our Best Self-Publshing Courses review. Continuing our focus on Self Publishing courses, we look at Mark Dawson’s Self Publishing 101. This extensive course has established itself as the high watermark...
Affiliate Marketing for Authors

Affiliate Marketing for Authors

There are various ways authors can boost their income besides book sales. As well as premium products, many authors can add additional income streams with affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is the recommendation of other products or services where you earn a...
Getting Started with Book Advertising

Getting Started with Book Advertising

You’re finally done it – you’ve sat down and written your first (or fiftieth) book. Congratulations! You’ve officially joined the ranks of the elite “published authors club”. However, unless you’re already a well-known author, you might find that your books aren’t...