Goodreads Has Not-So-Good News for Indie Authors


Anyone familiar with my book marketing coaching for indie authors, knows that I love Goodreads. After all, Goodreads has been critical to the success of many self-published authors who want to get their books noticed in a very crowded playing field. Indie authors know this site is a great place to interact with readers. I … Continue reading Goodreads Has Not-So-Good News for Indie Authors

Bookbaby’s Inaugural Independent Authors Conference is in the Books


What a weekend! Bookbaby’s inaugural Indie Authors Conference, which took place in Philadelphia this past weekend, was a big success. On Saturday, I spoke to the attendees about¬†how to give their books the best chance for success by releasing the strongest book they could, ¬†maximizing all their opportunities, and to be ready to launch firing … Continue reading Bookbaby’s Inaugural Independent Authors Conference is in the Books

.99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX


    I know! I can’t believe it either. It’s been three years since THE MEMORY BOX was released into the world. So much has happened since I self-published my debut novel. THE MEMORY BOX hit the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists last summer, the audiobook rights were sold at auction to … Continue reading .99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX

Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?


  Years ago, when I first contemplated self-publishing my novel, I remember noting that one of the downsides would be that I’d never see my book in Barnes & Noble. To see your book in Barnes & Noble has been the holy grail of publishing for many first-time authors since the invention of the written … Continue reading Who Says A Self-Published Book Can’t Get Into Barnes & Noble?