I don’t know about you, but if I go too long without creating something, anything really, including writing, animation, sketching, or photography, I get irritable. Down right nasty. Just ask my wife.
I’m sure you’ve heard about the story of “Sweet Pea & Friends: The SheepOver” by now. No? Well, read on. I’m taking a quick look at how it became a success.
As I’ve mentioned before, I have chosen to self-publish my first novel. The process can seem daunting, if I look at all the “moving parts” as a whole. So I don’t.
Writing is a solitary endeavor. I’m alone with my thoughts and some (not all) of them escape onto the page. Self-promotion through social media is a lot like that.
My commute to work takes thirty to forty minutes by bus, twice a day. That’s a lot of time to be idle, so I’m trying an experiment.
I could write a thousand books, but if I don’t tell anyone about them, I’ll never be able to earn a living. Self-publishing means self-promotion. There’s a lot I can do.
Amazon is a company based in the United States. I am a Canadian. When I sell a book through Amazon, 30% of my royalty is held back for income tax in the United States. The way around this is with tax treaties. Read on.
I got my manuscript for Tied back from my editor on Friday. I took a quick flip through and it looks like I’ve got some work ahead of me. I expected nothing less.
The following is my review for Mia and the Awful Day, by Bron Whitley. This review was written as for the Children’s Book Review Group over at GoodReads.
Taking part in KDP Select can offer some distinct advantages when selling your Kindle ebook. Amazon boasts “more readers, more earnings and increased sales potential”. This all comes at a cost of exclusivity. Let’s take a closer look.