Is it possible to earn money self-publishing?

Alrighty, romance writers. After a few weeks of happy, go-lucky articles I have another hard-hitting article by none other than Derek Murphy because, yes, I’m still obsessed 😉

But anyhoo, I reckon most of us have probably thought to ourselves…

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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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