Ahhhh. The sweet smell of success... or almost success. As some of you may remember, I've been diligently working on creating an audio book version of Simply Prayer. I'm happy to say that I've finished the recording and editing of it. Now comes the really hard part: deciding how to get it to the public. … Continue reading Where Can You Sell Indie Audio Books?
In 2010 I used Lulu to publish my first book, Fear Not! Discovering God's Promises For Our Lives. Then, this year (2011), I decided to give CreateSpace a try when I published Simply Prayer. Although the two POD's are similar, there are some differences I thought others might like to know about before choosing one … Continue reading Lulu vs CreateSpace: One Indie Author’s Perspective
The proof of my second book, Simply Prayer, finally arrived in the mail this week and I'm happy with it overall. I admit, though, that I had to beg my husband to read through it just to make sure the errors I found needed to be fixed or if I was just being a perfectionist. … Continue reading 4 Steps To Keep Your Original Files Safe When Creating An Ebook In IDCS4
I finally ordered my proof copy of Simply Prayer, formerly Prayerfully Yours. While I'm happy with the file I uploaded to CreateSpace, I'm left wondering if I was my own worst enemy in getting the entire project done to begin with. I had originally planned on having the book out before the season of Advent, … Continue reading 4 Steps To A Less Frustrating DIY Book
I sometimes wonder how other writers develop their books. Do they plan it all out from the beginning so nothing's a surprise? Do they "fly by the seat of their pants" and just begin writing? Do they write in bits and pieces, then somehow put it all together like a puzzle? There could be as … Continue reading From Glimmers to Guts: 7 Steps to Self-Publishing