Writers: Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Start a Patreon

Column by Max Booth III April 14, 2017
Thinking about starting a Patreon but unsure if it's the right decision? We're here to help.

What Traditionally-Published And Indie Authors Can Learn (gasp) FROM EACH OTHER

Column by Melissa F. Olson July 16, 2015
Though the two sides are often thought of as adversarial, Melissa F. Olson argues that if both sides were to just calm down for a second, they'd see there are things they can learn—from each other!

This Is The Single Biggest Mistake Indie Authors Make While Promoting Their Work—And It Needs To Stop

Column by Rob Hart June 13, 2014
Retweets are not currency. Followers are not currency. If you want to sell your book, then stop doing it so damn wrong.

Amazon Shakes Up Indie Book Marketing Starting March 1

Column by Erik Wecks February 28, 2013
Amazon made changes to their affiliate agreement last week which will reshape how eBooks are marketed and priced.

Why I Paid for a Book Review and Why I Won't Do It Again

Column by Erik Wecks December 7, 2012
Paying for a book review can be attractive for an indie author just starting out. One author shares how the experience went a bit sideways for him.

Publishing in The Time of War

Column by Erin Reel December 6, 2012
The publishing industry is at war and writers can either choose to get caught in No Man's Land or secure their spot on the battlefield.