Dan Poynter has compiled an amazing list of resources. Worth a look. I have my own list in the self-publishing basics section.
I often get asked how I managed to get (and stay) in the #1 position in Eastern Drama on Amazon. I owe the success of Tell A Thousand Lies to reviews by tireless (and under-appreciated!) book bloggers and reviewers. In this context I thought I should mention that Anuradha Goyal is probably India’s most prolific book blogger (and no, she hasn’t reviewed my book).
In a blistering post David Gaughran takes on a newly formed ‘self-publishing’ company (if you want to know why I use the quotes, check out my self-publishing basics. I’m going to be updating that post in a couple minutes) and the literary agents backing it.
Whether you’re a published author, or are considering it, this post is a ‘must read.’
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If you’re planning to self-publish an ebook, and don’t have the skills, you’re in luck. Amazon’s experimenting with an automated ebook cover generator (on the lines of CreateSpace’s cover generator. And it’ll be free.) About time, I say.
The Digital Reader has more details on this.
My 11-year old son, Sunaad Gurajada, designed this cover for a book of stories his sister wrote when she was 6 (she’s 8 now). I’m looking for comments.
With so many (inexpensive) options available to authors who are not traditionally published (and even those who are), literary agents are having to reinvent themselves. An interesting post from The Passive Voice.