Tag Archives: self-publishing

NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

As a multi-year winner (including this year, he wrote, tooting his own horn), I always look forward to NaNoWriMo.  And Camp NaNoWriMo.  And I have fond memories of Scriptfrenzy, and hope they bring it back. An article from the Examiner puts NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in perspective: A day to remember for a lot […]

Vivalogue Announces New Self-Publishing Forum for Independent Authors

New Westminster, B.C. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 – Vivalogue, an author services company based in New Westminster, BC, has strengthened its commitment to independent authors by launching a new networking cooperative for self-published authors and writers considering self-publishing. The network “Raindance for Independent Authors” grew out of the Raindance Book Festival for Independent Authors held November […]

USA Today: Companies book profits from self-publishing

Jeremy Greenfield (Special for USA Today) has posted a new article on the USA Today website about how new firms have sprung up to help writers get their ebooks published: In the spring of 2010, Amanda Hocking, a social worker from Rochester, Minn., uploaded several books she had been working on to Amazon.com. In the first […]

‘Tired Of Waiting’ Teenager Self-Publishes Novels

Mary Isokariari has posted on Young Voices about Lloyd Harry-Davis, 16, who “juggles studies with writing works of fantasy fiction.” She writes: AN ENTERPRISING teenage author has self-published a series of urban fantasy novels. Lloyd Harry-Davis, a 16-year-old first year sixth-form student at St Dominic’s Sixth Form College in Harrow, northwest London, wrote his first book […]

Writing: Should The Self-published Author Use A Pen-Name (Pseudonym)?

Alli the Self-Publishing Advice Blog has posted an editorial on their site: Trade publishers are notoriously wary of using the same author name across different genres, or of using a name that they feel is inappropriate for a particular book  – hence the morphing of Joanne Rowling into the more masculine J K Rowling, even […]