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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 weekend would...

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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…

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Virtual FantasyCon: 9 – 16 October 2016

What is Virtual FantasyCon? Virtual FantasyCon is eight days of Facebook events showcasing the Fantasy community, allowing creatives to connect with Fantasy fans from around the world. It is exactly like a regular convention, except it is free, you don't have to...

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Writer Wednesday with Wade

Any business owner worth their salt studies the market before venturing out. This is a standard business practice that most would accept. However, that isn’t the case with many writers I know. I will be the first to admit that I didn’t do any research. My focus on...

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Indie Author Day 2016

You might have heard that Self-Publishing Roundtable have partnered with a number of other pro-indie organisations to help promote an awesome event for Indie Authors in the located in the US and Canada. And you might have wondered, what's that all about? We invited...

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Survey Cat would like to know what you think about SPRT

It has been over three years since the Self-Publishing Roundtable was first founded and blasted across the internet–Happy Belated Birthday to us!

We’ve had many different hosts and producers over that time but we’ve been doing things pretty much the same way since episode 11. So, we thought it way past time for us to survey you (our listeners / viewers) and find out what you think of the show, who your fave host is and if you have any suggestions for us. Your feedback will be invaluable and will help us shape the future of SPRT, ensuring we continue to be awesome or even more awesome!

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Writer Journey Wednesday with Wade

I’m feeling a bit stuck, however I’m not going let that get me down. Sometimes, you need to put your head down and keep grinding away. That’s where I am right now. I was hoping to announce a big change in my life for this post, but I’m still waiting for news. Also, I...

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Writer Journey Wednesday with Wade

Do you ever get stuck in your thinking? I do. In fact, I can be damn stubborn. I don’t like outlines, so I didn’t need them. Or at least, that is what I used to think. When I began writing fiction I believed I could have the story marinate in my head and after a short...

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Writing Journey Wednesday with Wade

May I give you some advice? My advice to you (and myself) is keep it simple. Stop being overwhelmed with worries about your future author self and focus on what you can control. Write words! Everyday! Write everyday and rely on your support crew to encourage you and...

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Behind the scenes of SPRT’s first ever multi-author cross promo and giveaway

After having Patty Jansen on the show to talk about her multi-author cross promos, we decided to give back to the indie community and our audience by running one ourselves. So, in April we undertook a task that turned out to be even bigger than we could ever imagine!

This is a summary of the main events before, during and after the promotion. The plan, the reality, what we’d do differently as well as what’s next. There are also pretty pictures 😀

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