The #1 Reason Why Your Book Isn’t Selling

Confession: I totally did NOT research the market at all before publishing due to the whole never-thought-I’d-publish-jack-squat thing.

Hmm. I’ll be totally honest cuz partially honest is pretty shady, eh? I kinda sorta got lucky because 1) I found a very specific audience (wounded hero romance) without much searching (literally a 5-minute Google search)  and 2) Me Before You came out with perfect timing and put disabled characters on the map in a very big way.  Thanks, Jojo Moyes!

Anyhoo, I know some indies just write what they love but…

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Book Blurbs: Selling the Story vs. Telling the Story

Y’all know I’m a bit crazy. Like from-a-whole-different-universe type crazy. I mean, I’d have to be since I enjoy writing blurbs, eh? Because, yeah…

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How to Sell an E-book on Your WordPress Site

Before I ever considered publishing on Amazon, before the thought even crossed my mind to become this strange creature called an author…

I was happily serializing chapters online as I wrote them for a teeny tiny group of crazily loyal readers. Well, when I finished and they asked me to make an e-book version, I simply couldn’t say no. I can never say no to them. Seriously. It’s a problem. Anyhoo, I agreed to whip my posts into a digital copy and sell it on my fiction blog/website. Then I remembered that I didn’t have a single clue about how to do that. But y’all know I’m the master of Googling stuff, right?

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Pros and Cons of Traditional Publishing vs Self-Publishing

Are you a “hardcore” indie who’s obsessed with having complete control over every little detail of publishing your own books (that would be me haha!) or do you have your sights set on snagging that almighty traditional publishing deal?

Well, either way…

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7 Must-have Qualities for a Book Cover that Sells

Sooo…

I’ve changed my covers a bazillion times. Okay, maybe not quite THAT many but I have actually changed the cover for my first book 8 times (and will likely keep doing it tee hee). If you don’t believe me, go look on Goodreads and you’ll find 6 of the 8 different versions haha! Yeah, I’m clearly not attached to covers at all. I mean, if you guaranteed that a selfie of Mr. Bigglesworth with vomit-colored Papyrus font slapped on top would sell a ton of copies?

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