Against Acknowledgements 

Like those annoying Oscar acceptance speeches, author acknowledgements can be a bit much. Here’s a great argument against them.

Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis has occasionally posted strips that ring all-to-true for us writer-types.

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Reader looking for New Authors? Author looking for Reviews and New Readers?

Here’s a few options:

Self-Publishing Review has been around since 2008, offering professional reviews and editorial services to the Indie Author. It’s also a great place for readers to discover the latest in independent releases. Two other fine sites are IndieReader and Bestsellersworld.

Virtual Book Tours are a way authors can reach grow their audience via the internet. Sage’s Blog Tours is one of the better sites offering this, and other, services.

Your First 1,000 Copies

The hardest part about Independent Publishing is self-marketing. How do you bypass the white-noise of social media and build a substantial audience? Let Tim Grahl be your guide.


If you want to be a truly independent author, take a look at what the number one book distributor, Ingram, has to offer.