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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Why Being In The KDP Select Is Not A Bad Business Decision — For Me.

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author M. Louisa Locke discusses her experiences with Amazon KDP Select. My two historical mysteries, Maids of Misfortune and Uneasy Spirits,  have come to the end of their first 3 months as part of the KDP Select  program, and I have decided to re-enroll them. I know that a good number  […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch – Writing a One-Page Business Plan: 5 Questions A Self-Publisher Must Ask

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joseph C. Kunz, Jr. explains how to write a one-page business plan, and why it’s important for self-publishers to do so. This week, we’re pleased to promote another post from member Joseph C. Kunz Jr.‘s Publetariat blog to the front page. Whether you are about to  self-publish […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: 8 Reasons Self-Publishing Is Entering A Golden Age

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander examines the driving, and growing, forces at work behind the rise of the indie author movement. Whenever a discussion about self-publishing  gets heated, you can be sure someone will say, “If we let just anybody  publish a book, soon we’ll be buried in bad, unedited books […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: What I Have Learned In The Last 2 Years: 100th Podcast Celebration of Joanna Penn

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn shares lessons learned. This is podcast number 100 and it’s just over 2 years since I started podcasting.  [Editor’s note: podcast is included at the end of this article]  At the time, I had one non-fiction book out with pretty much zero sales and […]

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“It’s Gold!” Monique Martin’s novels soar with Kindle Nation sponsorships

Monique Martin’s well-told tale “Out of Time,” this week’s Kindle Nation weekly sponsor, soars from #2,921 to #372 in K Store, #12 Mover+Shaker.  We know you’ll want this one on your Kindle — or new Kindle Fire. “That is just ten kinds of awesome! I’ve even made it to the Bestsellers list for Romance on […]

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Publetariat Dispatch- Self-Publishing: How You Can Reduce Costs

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and tech watcher Piotr Kowalczyk offers tips for reducing self-publishing expenses. The price of a book is what really matters to readers. It’s where self-published authors can compete with traditional publishers, as the examples of Amanda Hocking or J.A. Konrath show. Many Kindle Store writers choose $0.99 price tag. […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Amanda Hocking Is The Exception, Not The Rule

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and small publisher Alan Baxter explains why most indies aren’t enjoying the same level of success as indie author phenom Amanda Hocking, and why that’s okay. The web has been abuzz lately (for example) with stories of Amanda Hocking’s incredible self-publishing success (and similar success by other indies). In […]

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