The Highs and Lows of Being an Author – a guest post by Helen Hollick

It’s a pleasure to welcome Helen Hollick to my blog today. We first met in Denver, Colorado, at the 2015 Historical Novel Society conference. Helen has been a huge supporter of indie authors, regularly inviting writers like me to contribute posts on her own blog, and for years, hosting a website devoted to reviewing indie-published…

Walks on the Blog Side…

Oh look! It’s me over at Black Lilac Kitty! Thanks, Cindy, for inviting me over to meet your readers. We’re taking a very short walk through the blogosphere this week. Does my photo from Conisbrough Castle make it look like I’m locked away? Well, close. *wipes brow* I’m slaving over the final edits to my…

E- and Print, That is the Question…

Dean Wesley Smith asks indie self-publishers to think about publishing their works in print. He reminds us that we’re ignoring 65-70% of the market (see shot #9), and has a cool graphic showing trends in book reading & buying. Hey – I’m the first to admit that I love the feel and smell of a…