Category Archives : Self-Publsihing


Publishing in 2015 with Charlotte Pierce

Publishing in 2015 with Charlotte Pierce The Writing Biz Podcast What can you expect this next year in publishing and how will it impact your writing biz?   The publishing industry is changing rapidly as new ideas and technologies are introduced, I am sure that I am not alone when I say it can be hard to keep up with it all.  In this episode of The Writing Biz, Charlotte Pierce of Pierce Press and […]


Recipe for Marketing Success Through Your Blog with Chef Dennis & Carolyn Capern

  Listen to the podcast Do I really Need a Blog for My Writing Biz?   I know, I know you are tired of hearing how important a blog is to your marketing platform but IT IS. Your blog gives you the opportunity to get your message out to your audience, build your platform and more than any other reason that a writer should have a blog is that it improves your writing and helps […]


The Writing Biz: 2014 Self Publishing Series

This four-part Self-Publishing series gave us the opportunity to gain some insight into self publishing from different perspectives. As always the guest experts offered valuable information that you can apply to your writing biz. The world of self-publishing is continually changing as new ideas and technologies are introduced. I would recommend to anyone who is trying to learn more that they join the Independent Book Publishing Association (IBPA). The educational resources that they provide are […]

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Exploring the Different Self-Publishing Platforms with Penny Sansevieri

Penny Sansevieri joined me on the the final episode of the four part series on self-publishing. This week we discussed self-publishing platforms. Penny offered terrific advice on what to look for when choosing a publishing platform and how to make sure that they are a right for for you and your book.   Here are some things to think about: Is self-publishing right for you? Watch part one of this series- Is Self Publishing Right […]


Financing Your Self-Publishing Adventure with Stephanie Sims

As my guest, Stephanie Sims mentioned, yes, we are going to talk about the “F” Word. If you are like most writers you probably do not have a background in finance. Most of us have very little experience when it comes to funding a start-up business. Honestly, this is the point where many writers through in the towel. I would like to point put that the BEST way to decide how much money you will […]