I just came across this updated article from Reedsy, with detailed instructions for indie authors and how they can get their books set up in Google Play. It is certainly comparable to what you need to do with Amazon and Draft2Digital, with maybe a … [Read more...]
What is really involved when you self-publish your book?
Over the years, there have been numerous requests at BAIPA events for a description of what is involved in self-publishing a book. So, here it is. Note that this list is based on using KDP and IngramSpark, which are the only two print-on-demand/ … [Read more...]
Where are you on the self-publishing path?
There are two opportunities coming up for author-publishers. FIRST: If you are sitting there with a finished manuscript, you (and other authors like you!) can get past these hurdles and other obstacles, and finally publish your book—quickly, … [Read more...]
My Conversations with Judith Briles on Untangling KDP and IngramSpark
Recently, I had the honor of being interviewed by Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, for two of her podcast episodes: one on KDP and one on IngramSpark. We covered a lot of ground in a very short time. Below are direct links to each of those … [Read more...]
I highly recommend watching Amazon’s video on M.O.D. book printing.
It will answer a lot of questions, I'm sure. … [Read more...]
Opportunity to be interviewed
Bob Heyman, long-time BAIPA member (and member of the BAIPA board) just did an interview on an Internet radio station in the UK that is looking for more writers to interview. For Bob's interview they had 135,000 listeners. Here is their website (with … [Read more...]
A couple of fun cartoons from BAIPA member Chris Santilli Johnson
Enjoy! … [Read more...]
Introducing Kindle Vella…for serialized stories
This was just announced today, I believe. I found this video and below that are some links for more information. I have a feeling this will be useful to many BAIPA members. Please come back and add your thoughts to the Comments on this article. … [Read more...]
IBPA Announces Virtual Single-Title Display Options for Frankfurt Book Fair 2020
I have always been interested in how indie authors could successfully sell foreign rights, and this showed up in my inbox today. The $99 per title offer is a great deal but it is for IBPA members only, so if you are interested and you are not yet … [Read more...]
How Are You Dealing with Stress and Anxiety These Days?
I wanted to share with you a tool I have been using for years and is now available to the public for free. Deborah Myers, a long-time BAIPA member, is a Certified Acupressurist and Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner and has been helping clients … [Read more...]