Category Archives: publishing

Gathering Rejections – and Why You Should

Part of being traditionally published is those rejection letters. You know “Your submission does not meet our current needs.” But rejection can be a good thing. Check it out. Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year Catherine Kane … Continue reading

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Got Change?

The world of publishing is changing, and the key to success is being able to cope with change. Here’s some interesting points on that Mastering Change in Book Publishing Catherine Kane 9/27/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in … Continue reading

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No Chains on Me…

One of the disadvantages of being a self published author is that many of the major chains won’t give shelf space to self published books. They may special order copies of your books when customers request them. They make you … Continue reading

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Amazon and Indies: New Policies

Amazon is changing some of their rules about tables of contents and this may affect indie authors. Want to know more? Read Amazon Quality Control and Table of Contents (TOC): Everything you Need to Know Catherine Kane 8/2/16 For more information … Continue reading

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Look Out for Sharks!

Some businesses that help people self publish are great. Some-not so much…. Check out this article New Authors as Shark Bait: Steve Alten’s A&M Publishing Catherine Kane 5/31/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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One Scary Opinion on the Future of Publishing

When you write books, especially if you publish them yourself, it’s good to keep up with trends in the publishing world. Here’s one kinda scary view on that Amazon: A Cheetah Hunting Gazelles (Publishers) Be aware, but also be aware … Continue reading

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishers

Do you write fantasy or science fiction? Are you looking for a publisher who will accept unsolicited manuscripts? Then check out this list of 18 Fantasy and Science Fiction Publishers Catherine Kane 4/5/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures … Continue reading

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Better Links To Amazon

Want people to find your book on Amazon? You’ll need to post a link, so people can get there… but there’s some things you should know about these links to make them work even harder for you. Observe… How Writers … Continue reading

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Going Independent?

There’s traditional publishing…

and there’s self- publishing….

and then there’s publishing through a small independent press…. Continue reading

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Don’t Be Conned- Do Your Research

Been seeing a lot of posts online lately about people who have been taken advantage of by vanity presses. For those of you unfamiliar with the ins and outs of self publishing, a print on demand company (also known as … Continue reading

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