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Series: Issue #15 - July 2022

10 Tips
Kasia Lasinska

Ten Tips for Patreon for Authors

Patreon, an online platform, allows people to financially support creatives, including authors, through a monthly tiered membership. It offers an excellent option for any indie author looking to diversify their income and create a new revenue stream. But how do

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Opinions & Editorials
Craig Martelle

Martelle’s Motivation: Take Your Backlist to the Bank

Backlist Riches Every single one of your old books is new to someone.  We struggle and fight endlessly to add readers to our newsletter lists. Beyond current and future titles, there is substantial opportunity in delivering your old titles to

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Indie Author Tools

The Paperback Podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-paperback-podcast/id1448015223 Business coach and host Pagan Malcolm says this weekly show is for ambitious and aspiring authors. She specializes in helping them “to understand the business side of publishing and create a lifestyle that supports [their] authorly goals.”  Recent topics

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Gill Fernley

11 Ways to Earn More with Your Nonfiction Books

You’ve no doubt heard the truism, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” But if you’re a nonfiction author still selling on only one platform, your income eggs are tightly packed into one container. You can make money in

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Indie Author Tools

Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545 Need help converting big ideas and strategies into actionable, step-by-step processes? That’s marketing strategist Amy Porterfield’s specialty. While her top-ranked podcast isn’t designed specifically for indies, you’ll find valuable information about list building, marketing, and social media.

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Indie Author Tools

Unstoppable Authors

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unstoppable-authors/id1403887471 Follow three indie authors on their adventures in self-publishing on Unstoppable Authors. Recent episodes covered creating multiple streams of income, planning and running an author event, and raising creative children. Join Holly Lyne, Julia Scott, and Angeline Trevena for

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Dear Indie Annie
Indie Annie

Dear Indie Annie: School of Hard Knocks in Sussex

I’m working on a series of nonfiction books that I hope will help people with issues they may struggle with. I’m not a professional in my field; I’ve just learned a lot through life experience. Can I write from my

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Health & Wellness
Jennifer Mitchell

How to Conquer the Bad Review Blues

The moment you’ve been dreading is finally here: your first bad review. You stare at it, wondering if you’ve misread it, then read it several more times. Each negative word feels like a tiny dagger to the heart. For some

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Hunting dogs
From the Publisher
Chelle Honiker

That dog won’t hunt. 

When I moved to Texas from California what feels like a million years ago, it sometimes felt as if I’d moved to a far more exotic locale than just a new state in the same country.  The food was different. 

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Featured Author
Nicole Schroeder

How Nick Thacker Is Rewriting the Publishing Rulebook

The Thriller Writer Says Traditional Publishing Is Broken. He’s Got Plans to Fix It. When someone called Nick Thacker’s novels “airplane books” early on in his career, he took the term and ran with it.  The description was meant to

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Angie Martin

5 Tips for Adding Diversity to Your Manuscript Draft

Writing about topics that do not belong to your culture can be tricky. In today’s society, writers venturing into those areas are sometimes worried about being accused of cultural appropriation or the use of topics from other cultures for gain

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