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Chelle Honiker

Help Us Find Featured Subjects for 2022

When we started planning the magazine issues for the first two years, we decided we wanted to tell the stories of different indie authors each month. After meeting so many

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From Bad to new habits concept
Behind the Scenes Blog
Chelle Honiker

Overcoming Unconscious Habits

We’ve All Seen The Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” – Will Durant (Not Aristotle) Habits are funny things, aren’t

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Chelle Honiker

Featuring Craig Martelle Issue #5, September 2021 – Focus on Retailers and Distribution

As an indie author, you have many choices for where you can sell your creative work. How do you navigate your choices for retail distribution? Do you go wide directly or via a distributor?
And if you’re already distributing wide, you might be ready to explore expanded formats like audio and direct sales.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we break down how indie authors can maximize their retail channels of distribution.
Read this month’s distribution articles:
✓ Where can you sell your work? We break down the different retailers like Amazon, Apple Books, Google Play, Kobo, Book and Audible.
✓ How to choose the right distributor like Draft2Digital or Smashwords to simplify your process.
✓ What indie authors can do to get their books into libraries.

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Explorers versus tour guides
From the Publisher
Chelle Honiker

Explorers and Tour Guides

In over two decades of entrepreneurship, there hasn’t been a single successful person I’ve known, followed, or interviewed that hasn’t admitted to doubting themselves at some point. Call it what

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Books We Love
Chelle Honiker

Distribution Books We Love

Wide for the Win: Strategies to Sell Globally via Multiple Platforms and Forge Your Own Path to Success By Mark Leslie Lefebvre Arguably the gold

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Books We Love
Chelle Honiker

Editing Books We Love

Cover to Cover: What First-Time Authors Need to Know about Editing Sandra Wendel As the title suggests, this is a primer for first-time authors, although there are some timeless nuggets

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From the Publisher
Chelle Honiker

Get Over Yourself and Get Some Help

One September about a decade ago, I learned of National Novel Writing Month, commonly known as NaNoWriMo. Many of us have attempted to write 50,000 words in a month during

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Indie Author Magazine Cover with Andrew Dobell
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Chelle Honiker

Featuring Andrew Dobell Issue #3, July 2021 – Focus on Cover Design

For indie authors, the saying, “Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover” can kill your book sales.
The wrong cover can make or break your entire project – it can be the kiss of death and drive your rank straight to the dungeon. Worse, you may not even know why.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we reveal the ways indie authors can avoid these mistakes.
Read this month’s cover design articles to learn what successful indies know:
✓ How to choose the right cover art and ensure you have the legal right to use it.
✓ How to find the perfect designer and what to ask before you hire them.
✓ The free tools you can use to create your own cover like a pro.

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