10 low cost and effective ways to promote your book

Promoting your book and marketing your brand name as an author, is something all indie authors have to do for themselves, and it can be challenging or time-consuming. You need to build a strategy before introducing your work to your readers, including a launch team that will help you get the word out there.Here are…

My top Free Outlets ~ The Creative Author

If you are an indie author like me, you will most likely find yourself multitasking. Being a crafty artist requires having access to a variety of resources and tools. Here are my personal favorites! Free formatting tools https://diybookformats.com/ https://reedsy.com/write-a-book https://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Create/b?ie=UTF8&node=18292298011 https://www.draft2digital.com/ Royalty Free Images http://istockphoto.com https://www.canva.com/ https://agoraimages.com/ https://pixabay.com/ https://www.pexels.com/ Editing Video apps ( mini book…

Free Types of Graphic Designs For Authors and Writers

I love to share creative resources for writers and bloggers, especially when they are totally free! Just sign in to your Draft2Digital account, follow the instructions and upload your word doc. Before you hit the publish button , you will be directed to a variety of formatting options. You can choose between Mystery and Thriller,…

Writing – Character Development

Writing memorable characters will help your audience identify with them. Pantsers or not, we still have to think of our readers and how they view our main characters. When we talk about character development, we refer to the changes that our hero goes through during his journey and how the battles help him/her grow and…

Ethical Self Publishing Services

Being a new indie author, usually means you will have to take care by yourself of all of the self-publishing steps. It can be quite intimidating and there are lots of dangers to be aware of. From copyright laws to finding the right editor that will not take advantage of you, to ethical publishing, the…

Top 5 Affiliate Programs for Book Bloggers

BookBlogging has become extremely popular during the last decade and for those who are dedicated to reading books and sharing their opinions, can be a source of a steady income. Either you are a book blogger, or you hold a bookstagram or Pinterest account, you can use a mixture of references to influence your audience.Commission…

Author networking tips

Aligning your blog’s feed with your GoodRead’s profile and the Amazon Author Central page, can help you engage with bloggers and readers. Whether you are an author or you enjoy writing from time to time , you might feel the need to share your thoughts on a self hosted page, or even create background stories…

Exploring my author central page as a marketing tool

So you have made it through the 10th revision of your manuscript, and it is finally going live on Amazon. Your hands are sweaty, you are feeling a bit feverish, and I know why – you have probably sent a few arcs on your team, and now you are waiting to receive your first feedback….

The Creative Indie part 2

In a previous post I gave you my top free outlets for stunning photography for creative designs and more. Let’s admit it, we all search for a beautiful pic to use as a header in our Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram ! Now, it’s time to get you some stunning fonts to match your cover. You…