In today's wrap post for Craft Week on #IndieMonth2017, bestselling author Jodi Vaughn shares what inspired her spin-off series Veiled Secrets and how she repurposed her existing story world to appeal to fans. Be sure to check out the giveaways at the bottom of the post!
I'm excited to welcome author Chloe Adler to #IndieMonth2017! When Chloe launched her first book with this marketing plan, she was not a known author. In the first four days her book was on sale, it garnered 17 reviews, boosting the listing's Amazon rating to spot #5,889. Over the next six weeks, the total climbed to 31 reviews, and the book eventually hit #5 in the Witches category for free books and #286 in free Kindle books overall. Imagine the possibilities if you practice and perfect Chloe's plan. Read on to learn how putting these steps into action has enhanced her sales. Click to see her strategy!
To kick off Week 2 of the 2017 IndiePendence Celebration, author Melissa Blue shares her secrets on crafting the perfect cover art The perfect cover design has very little to do with the actual aesthetics of a cover. I know. This sounds counterintuitive. ... Read More...
USA Today bestselling author Hildie McQueen on when to take your writing full time #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway
For all the writers out there who dream about going full time, bestselling author Hildie McQueen brings some words of wisdom, encouragement, and an actionable plan for staying on track. Peek inside to get motivated and inspired! PLUS, two stellar giveaways featuring $25 Amazon gift cards!
Rebecca Zanetti shares her secrets to managing a chaotic writing schedule #IndieMonth2017 #interview #giveaway
In this exclusive interview, bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti reveals her CRAZY busy writing and release schedules for 2017 and gives on point advice on how to manage the chaos of a busy author's life. Time is our most precious resource, so click here for tips on how to make the most of yours! DON'T MISS GIVEAWAYS: $25 Amazon Gift Card & ebooks of Rebecca's Realm Enforcer series (bottom of post!).
#IndieMonth2017 is a four-week celebration of independence in publishing and spans two blogs: DaVinciKittie.com (you are here!) and my romance review site, GraveTells.com. Know you want to be in publishing, but not sure exactly what your niche is? Here are a few common roles in the publishing industry. Check out what these professionals have to say about why they do what they do and how they got started, and see if any of these are right for you.