Author Business Plan

Publishing a book is a business. I don’t want to treat it like a hobby. It’s my career. You’ve probably heard the term authorpreneur. “An author who creates a written product, participates in creating their own brand, and actively promotes that brand through a variety of outlets.” Even if you Read more…

The Week in Links 4/3/15

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi Horror i09: 10 Authors Who Wrote Gritty, Realistic Fantasy Before George R.R. Martin Magical Words: The Why and How of Magic Fantasy Cafe: Woman in SF&F Month: Renay From Lady Business Fantasy Author’s Handbook: How Long Should Your Fantasy Novel Be?  SF Signal: [GUEST POST] Special Needs in Read more…

The Week in Links 3/27/15

Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror Forbes: ‘Insurgent,’ ‘The Hunger Games’ And The Rise Of The Female Action Hero People: It Follows: Three Reasons You Need to See the Indie Horror-Movie Phenomenon Is not reading white cis male authors for a year prejudiced? Neil Gaiman responds. Tor.com: Update: The X-Files Is (Definitely!) Reopening Soon! Fantasy Cafe: Guest Post: Beth Bernobich Read more…

Bublish Beginning

Bublish is what  you make it. I talked about a book marketing site in the post Bublish Case Study. My free trial ended a couple of days ago. To recap, Bublish lets you publish excerpts of your work with Author Insights (bubbles) attached. You can share these bubbles on Twitter Read more…

Bublish Case Study

It’s a great time to be a writer. It’s also kind of a pain. Authors, no matter which route you take, have to be authorpreneurs. Fortunately, book promotion is like 90% digital. Only big name authors get print ads. New companies are creating ways to promote books. Because they want Read more…