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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: If You’re Not Ready To Invest, You’re Not Ready To Publish

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton talks about the investment required to succeed commercially as an indie author. This post is about the alarming sense of entitlement I’m seeing out  there among indies and would-be indies now that we’ve become empowered  to publish. I’m sure I […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Amazon Author Page

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton gives Amazon Author Page pointers.   This post originally appeared as a guest post on the BookBuzzr Blog on 10/21/11. Amazon has been instrumental in the rise of the indie author. Amazon  provides do it yourself publishing platforms both for […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: An Author’s Field Guide To Internet Trolls

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author, and founder and Editor in Chief of Publetariat April L. Hamilton takes a tongue-in-cheek look at internet trolls. ‘Author Platform’ is the buzzphrase of the moment. If you’re doing a good job of creating and maintaining that all-important communication channel between yourself and the public, it’s only a matter of […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Stretching the Definition of the Word, “Book”

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat founder and Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton discusses the inspiration and technical challenges that went into creation of her new, very unusual “social media novel,” Overshare. The concept for my latest book, Overshare, had been bouncing around in my head for well over a year. In it, […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Economical, High Impact Fiction – Follow The Leaders

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat April L. Hamilton shares video clips identified by researchers to evoke a pure, strong emotional response, even when presented completely outside of any story or character context. Hamilton contends writers can learn a lot from these clips. Today I came across an […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Publisher, Sell To Thyself!

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat Founder / Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton warns indie authors and small imprints to avoid the hard sell. I’m always astounded by the hard-sell and oversell antics of some indie authors. While I often advise indie authors that they must be able to take off their Author […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 6 Dialogue Traps To Avoid

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat, April L. Hamilton offers tips to improve your dialogue. Dialogue is an area where many writers struggle. This is pretty ironic when you consider that words are writers’ stock in trade, and unless a given writer is mute, he or she has […]

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Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon's Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

Webinar Teaches You How To Publish A Kindle Book: Be Ready For Amazon’s Fire Tablet Release On 11/15

As many of you know, our General Manager here at indieKindle is April L. Hamilton, the Founder / Editor in Chief of Publetariat, and the woman who literally wrote the book on self-publishing: The Indie Author Guide. April has considerable experience and expertise with Kindle books, and one of the major strengths of her book […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Ebook Madness: Don’t Confuse Ebook Conversion With Ebook Formatting!

Today’s Publetariat Dispatch is a post from April L. Hamilton, author of The Indie Author Guide: Self-Publishing Strategies Anyone Can Use, writing on the topic of the difference between ebook formatting and ebook conversion, and why the former generally costs much more than the latter. I’m getting a lot of emails from authors who tell […]

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