It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Chestnuts are roasting Mrs. Claus is waiting under that mistletoe Hearts are being given, and Erica is getting ready for a family BBQ–because it’s summer where she is and no, that’s not weird! Yes, Christmas is just around the corner so we thought this...

SPRT #169 – Writing Amidst the Apocalypse

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Unfortunately Bob Mayer was unable to make it this week but we will be rescheduling with him. In the meantime…

The US election results are in, and just in time for NaNoWriMo!

Join us as we talk about how we’re dealing with our writing when all it seems everyone wants to talk about is politics. Does this political controversy bring out a myriad of post-apocalyptic ideas for your next dystopian novel? Or do you find yourself too lost in the aftermath too find the words to even express yourself?

SPRT #168 – How to write clean and wholesome romance with Susan C Daffron

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Earlier in the year Amazon created a new romance category called: Clean and Wholesome. This was great news for authors of fade-to-black romances as Inspirational Romance was not working for them and they were being overwhelmed in Contemporary Romance genres. This new category helps readers who want the romance and emotion without details of intimate bedroom–kitchen / car / outdoor  / etc–gymnastics to find exactly what they’re looking for. It also means those who do want the details won’t accidentally buy a book without it. But what exactly is this new category and how does one write in it? We asked contemporary romantic comedy author Susan C. Daffron to come on the show and answer our questions.

How to make your ebook free on Amazon

How to make your ebook free on Amazon

How do you make your ebook free at Amazon?

This is something we get asked every month when we run one of our multi-author cross promotions. So, instead of answering it every time, we thought we’d blog about it. We all know that Amazon won’t let you just make your ebook free, not like at other online retailers, but there are two ways you can make your ebook free at Amazon. Which option you take depends on if you’re in KDP Select or wide. So, here goes…

SPRT #167 – Roundup of Indie Publishing News and Stuff – 3 November 2016

SPRT #167 – Roundup of Indie Publishing News and Stuff – 3 November 2016

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Welcome to the Roundtable Roundup, our monthly podcast (first Thursday of the month) where we invite a guest or two to join us live to discuss the previous month’s news and views from the self-publishing and indie industry.

This week Zoe York joined us to discuss:

– Author Earnings: Indie eBook Market Share is down!
– Will the real Stephen King please stand up
– Reedsy launches free publishing courses
– Changes to the Kindle Publishing Guidelines
– Changes to the Amazon pre-order rules