Tag Archives: indie publishing

When Your Imprint Shuts Down

What the First Week Feels Like   Sometimes everything falls apart. In a way that all your accomplishments disappear. Like it never even happened.   When my agent quit the business in January, I thought that was the worst thing … Continue reading

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What I Learned in My First Year of Indie Publishing

It’s been over 15 months since The Six Train to Wisconsin was first published. About time to stop and think about everything that has happened to me since then. When I first embarked on this indie journey, I had no … Continue reading

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Six Train’s Book Launch Party +Hippity Hoppity Blog Bouncing

Last Thursday, at the Haight-Brown Vineyard, I had Six Train’s book launch party–An Evening of Wine and Words. Big thank you to my mom and Aunt Sue for helping transport all the books and swag bags and set up the … Continue reading

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Coleen Patrick Dishes on Her Indie Journey

Today, the lovely and talented Coleen Patrick has stopped by to talk about her fabulous debut YA novel, Come Back to Me. I’ve been following Coleen’s blog for a while now and I love her uplifting take on writing and life. Last … Continue reading

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What’s Happening with my Novel Part II

Right now, I feel like a juggler of fire and a lion tamer all rolled into one. When you indie publish, there are so many pieces to a very enormous project. Excel spreadsheets are my new best friend. Createspace has … Continue reading

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Indie Publishing Q&A with K. L. Schwengel

Today, the lovely and talented K.L. Schwengel has graciously stopped by to talk about her indie publishing experience and share her book launch with us. The release date was February 4, 2013. I’m so thrilled for K.L.! 1)   Why did … Continue reading

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Five Questions on Indie Publishing with Leon Shure

Leon Shure has graciously agreed to share his experiences with indie publishing with me. This is Leon circa the early years. I met him at a conference a few years back where we suffered the slings and arrows of agents … Continue reading

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