Some Odds n’ Ends

Big City Taxi

I’ve been surfing the internet to find places to suggest you visit to learn a bit more about self-publishing.  It has become a burgeoning field, but there is the good, the bad and the ugly and you need to know who fits where.  Sorry, it’s something you’re going to have to decide for yourself.  Just don’t forget, always check with Better Business Bureau (BBB) office in your city.

I begin with Google.  Ask specific questions about those considered best in the field and you’ll get good answers.  It’s simple.  www.google.com.  You’ll get so much information your head will swim.  Tired of that?  Try looking at a few of the numerous individual sites such as  http://www.bookwhirl.com.  Sooner or later you’ll find one you can live with.  Don Harold, one of the owners, is a pleasant, courteous, helpful person to deal with. They can help with your marketing. There are scores of  others  and such luminaries as Harlequin are getting into the act. 

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Self-publishing: A Shortie Bit

Wondrous Water

Wondrous Water

I thought I’d tell you a bit about what’s coming up in my blogs in this spot.  I’m going to discuss places to market your books and tips for making your life as an author more enjoyable and less arduous.

   Learning to google should be first on your list.  You won’t believe the info a carefully written question can turn up.  Google.com.  Garbage in, garbage out.  If you’re not thoughtful in phrasing your question, you’re not going to get the answer you need. 

Also, please join me on http://twitter.com/fcraft1.

Visit the websites of other authors you admire, or the ones of the popular ones even if you don’t.  Try Anjuelle floyd.com.   Make a list of your favorites for ready reference.