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Social media for authors – Tips to build your online presence

What social media platformsyou can’t do without? What do you think are the problems when it comes to social media for authors? Let us talk.

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Choose the ideal beta reader: Qualities to look for

Finding your ideal beta reader might seem to be daunting task, especially if it were your first...
Indie Guest post: The highs and lows of writing by Kathleen Jowitt

Indie Guest post: The highs and lows of writing by Kathleen Jowitt

Hello people, I am here as promised with the piece of news that I have been talking about excitedly for almost a month now. Yes, the series of guest posts from indie authors and relevant people from the independent publishing community is here! For the first edition...

Wanted: Guest Posts related to Independent publishing world

Wanted: Guest Posts related to Independent publishing world

If you are an indie author or a publicist, agent, illustrator, editor or anyone else working for and in the independent and self publishing world, then this is a call for you.  Do you have a tip or a story related to indie books, authors or the indie publishing...

Author Picks: The Cult Favorites Of Philosophical Fiction

Author Picks: The Cult Favorites Of Philosophical Fiction

We all love meeting new authors and their books especially independent or as we call them indies. And no prize for guessing what my first question would be to any newly found author - yes their favorite books! So here I have Greg answering that 'not so totally random'...

Plot holes: Watch out for these inconsistencies! Part 2

Plot holes: Watch out for these inconsistencies! Part 2

I seldom lose my cool when I see those glaring plot holes in books and movies. If the book has more than a few, I feel completely turned off and may even DNF the book. Many of us do that and it is not wrong to DNF. Earlier this month we were discussing about some of...

How do you manage your writing slump? (& ten tips to survive)

How do you manage your writing slump? (& ten tips to survive)

Almost everyone I know and follow on the blog world is either taking part in the #NaNoWriMo or cheering for someone who does. I definitely am in the latter category and all am hoping is to not get stuck in a blogging rut once again. *knocks wood*. But as a writer, be...

Plot holes: Watch out for these inconsistencies!

Plot holes: Watch out for these inconsistencies!

There comes a time when every author has to put an end to their writing and start seeing their work objectively. Their objectivity would go a long away in making their manuscript, or book if I may, appealing to the masses. Of course the beta readers and editors would...

Five Must Have Elements For Your Author Website

Five Must Have Elements For Your Author Website

The easiest way for a fan to check out an author is by hitting the Google and seeking their website. And when I receive a book review request through email from an Indie author, I do the same. I seldom accept a request without trying to know a bit more about the...

Things I scream when I read the Young Adult lit

Things I scream when I read the Young Adult lit

You might have noticed I am of late reading a it more of Young Adult literature than other genres. Even though I am trying to keep a balance among all the type of books in my blog, the truth is I have read more YA in the past one year than ever. I never was into young...