Taming the Dragon: Can Dictation Be the Key to Massive Word Counts?

Dictation has become one of the topics among authors lately, ever since the Self Publishing Formula Podcast featured Scott Baker as a guest, and he extolled the virtues of Dragon NaturallySpeaking software. I know I've contemplated using dictation before, but never believed that I was a good fit for it. I did not think that …

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Instafreebie Promotion! Young Adult and Teen Fantasy Books!

A Young Adult and Teen Fantasy Instafreebie Promotion from April 14 through May 14!

Amazon’s Hammer Strikes

This is just one of many stories swirling around the indie publishing community today and for the past week about Amazon's apparent crackdown on scammers. In a blog post from yesterday, indie published author Adam Dreece tells his story which would strike a lot of fear in anyone, but particularly someone whose books are enrolled …

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A Promotion for Fans of Instant Gratification!

All the books in the promotion are participating in Kindle Matchbook: the paperback book purchase entitles you to the Kindle version at a special discount. In this case, the Kindle version is FREE! Hop over there and check it out!

The Facebook Boosted Post

You know how it is: you post something onto your Facebook Page, and no one sees it. It's not like no one cares, its that your post is not showing up in their Facebook News Feed. It makes you want to do a frowny face 😦 ! Facebook obviously became really all about the money …

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How to create a great box set

All interesting ideas I hadn’t thought of when creating my cover for my box set!

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Kobo Writing Life

By Tara Cremin

Box sets are hugely popular on Kobo at the moment. Our best selling titles on Kobo Writing Life are nearly always ones that are part of a greater series. It’s important to note that we have no limit on the price that you can set your box set. You can set as high as you’d like and still receive 70% royalties! Here are some tips to help you create a great box set.

The Content

Whether your box set is three books or ten books, you should really spend time ensuring that it’s easy to navigate through your finished ePub. You want your reader to be able to easily go through each title so it’s important that you check your Table of Contents. Maybe you don’t need to include a specific link to your acknowledgments or about the author section for each book. You may want to consider…

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