Kimberly Chapman is a shipwrecked author. Her previous publisher is no longer in business, and she finds herself suddenly an indie author, figuring out the world of self-publishing. Sound familiar? Probably. And she has some lessons to pass along to the rest of you. Here’s what you’ll find in 15 minute so this episode of The Books & Beer Hangout:
- Why not all traditional publishing deals are created equal. Or even good.
- The good parts of traditional publishing, and how we can recreate it in an indie world
- The better parts of indie publishing, and how they beat traditional publishing
- But you’ll have to pay, indie author–Kimberly will tell you how much
- Balancing the risk with the reward, when it’s all on your shoulders
- Why you can and must professionally publish as an indie author
- Avoid “fredited” at all costs and pay for a professional editor
- Finding innovative ways to market your book
- Tips on taking the plunge into indie publishing for those who’ve been on the other side
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