Going APE About Writing and Self-Publishing

APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book is the title of the new book by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch. Since I’m passionate about writing and publishing, I was very excited when Guy offered me a review copy. In a nutshell, I thought it was excellent and from here on in I’ll be recommending […]

How To (almost) Painlessly Self-Publish on Kindle

Ready to self-publish on Kindle? This guest post from Richard McMunn walks you through the steps you need for success. Step 1- Write A Book Worth Reading With the growth of the e-reader market, the barriers to getting your material published have essentially vanished. The actual process of submitting your work for publication via Kindle […]

Authopublisher Review

Authopublisher first came to my attention last year when owner Ivin Viljoen commented on Get Paid to Write Online and then offered a guest post. Since then he’s become an occasional contributor, so when he asked me to review the site, I was happy to oblige (with the proviso that I could give my unbiased […]

Smashwords: Publish for free, keep 85%

In some ways, the title of this post says it all.  With that said, there is so much more to know about Smashwords, the place on the internet to publish your ebooks.  I discovered Smashwords last spring and so far, nearly 1500 people have downloaded my ebooks.  I’ve not made enough to retire, but having […]

Stepping Into Self-Publishing

When I signed up with Lifetips several months ago, I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for. Within a short space of time I had written on fruit, video chat and conversational Spanish. Spanish meshed well with my previous experience and fruit was general knowledge, but to do video chat I had to […]