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Think Like a Publisher: 2015… Chapter Four: Production and Scheduling

   Chapter 4 Production and Scheduling The first three posts in this series were designed to be a unit and help you get set up as an indie publisher. You should have a business name picked out with a web site domain reserved, understand your upfront costs and have made decisions on how to deal […]

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Think Like a Publisher 2015: Chapter Two… Expected Costs

Chapter Two: Expected Costs  The first chapter was “The Early Decisions” which included picking a business name, setting up checking accounts, and so on. There were no real costs at all in those early steps unless your state had a small fee for registering a business name. Checking accounts are free, so are PayPal accounts, […]

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Think Like a Publisher 2015: Chapter One… The Early Decisions

Here we go again. It’s been over four years since I wrote the first version of Think Like a Publisher. And over a year since I updated it into a 2013 edition. Stunning how time goes by. Since those first words all those years ago, the indie publishing world has gotten by the early years of […]

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Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing: #9… You Must Sell Books Cheaply

Myths ignore facts. Myths are often beliefs built from fear or past actions. In this series, and in the previous series of Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing, I call the myths that control writers “Sacred Cows.” Writers hold onto myths like lifelines that are keeping them from drowning in a raging river […]

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Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing… #6: Put The Book Up and Leave It.

Myths ignore facts. Myths are often beliefs built from fear or past actions. In this series, and in the previous series of Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing, I call the myths that control writers “Sacred Cows.” Writers hold onto myths like lifelines that are keeping them from drowning in a raging river […]

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Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing… #4: You Need An Agent to Sell Overseas

Myths ignore facts. Myths are often beliefs built from fear or past actions. In this series, and in the previous series of Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing, I call the myths that control writers “Sacred Cows.” Writers hold onto myths like lifelines that are keeping them from drowning in a raging river […]

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