As indie authors, we may plan never to retire or to stop writing – but what will happen to our work when we die? To our royalties? To our rights? Micro-publisher Karen Myers offers some pointers on estate planning for indie authors.
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Here’s a smart businesslike way to manage the production of your self-published books: devise and follow a book project plan, as outlined here by John Wagner-Stafford of Ingenium Books.
If you’re now in a comfortable groove of writing and publishing your own books, it’s time to step up your indie author operation and diversify – here’s why and how, by authorpreneur Karen Myers, drawing on her own experience
Drawing on his experience of moving from hobbyist to professional indie author, Richard G Lowe Jr, author of over 60 self-published books, provides a useful list of all that this status entails – and the skills you’ll need to master
Expert advice to help indie authors with tracking book sales to help them improve the success of their author business – from US fantasy writer Karen Myers.
Indie author Debbie Young shares her journey from financial ostrich to high-flying accountant – well, almost! Or at least how a new app helped her conquer her aversion to accounting in her author business.
Want to make your author business more profitable/cost-effective? Karen Myers’ new series on financial management for indie authors kicks off with a clear explanation of what gross income is, why you need to know yours, and how that data can help you.
Are you confident that if someone offered you a rights deal tomorrow, you’d know whether it was worth your while? Here’s an easy way to start skillin up and get savvy enough to build your author business through rights sales – read this post by Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick.
A must-read post by Orna Ross explaining the crucial role of your creative assets will play in enabling you to build a successful career as an indie author. Make sure you understand what they are – and that you have control of them.
Ever wondered about ways to boost your writing income to supplement what you earn from your self-published books? Read Jules Horne’s advice about why freelance copywriting could be just what you’re looking for.