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Joanne Phillips, author and indexer

How to Index A Self-Published Non-Fiction Book – A Beginner’s Guide by Joanne Phillips

Professional indexer and successful self-published novelist Joanne Phillips provides an easy-to-follow guide to compiling an index for a self-published non-fiction book. Providing an index gives your non-fiction book a professional edge, and compiling one is as easy as ABC once you’ve mastered the basic rules. A non-fiction book without an index always strikes me as slightly […]

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Barbara Freethy, the best-selling self-published novelist

How I Do It: Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This week: Barbara Freethy

“The best thing you can do for yourself and your growing fan base is to write the next book,” advises the self-published prolific novelist Barbara Freethy, an established New York Times #1 best-selling author with 35 novels to her name. What’s the secret of your success? Focus! I know that’s an intangible answer, but it’s […]

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Front cover of Disposable People by Ezekel Alan

How I Do It: Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This week: Ezekel Alan.

“My novel Disposable People became the first self-published book to win a major prize.” Jamaican indie author Ezekel Alan shares the story of his groundbreaking achievement. What’s the secret of your success? I wouldn’t as yet consider myself successful, but I hope I am getting there. Winning the Commonwealth Book Prize Regional Award gave my […]

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