Yesterday, I uploaded the 2nd edition of How to Make Money Writing Romance, an ebook I first published in the fall of 2014. I combed through 20 months of income statistics from four different outlets, ie: Amazon, B&N, Google Play and All Romance Ebooks.
For three solid days, I stared bleary-eyed at Excel sheet after Excel sheet of ebook titles, dates, copies sold, returns and earnings, I…Continue
About a week and a half ago, I received the following email from an aspiring freelance writer.
Hope Jamaica and business are treating you well. I am in retail right now and I just graduated college. Currently, I am looking for a job as the money in retail is not enough to pay off debt and eventually move out of my mom's house. I also want start freelancing on the side of my new job. How do I market myself so I don't…
In case you're not a reader of my blog, last December, I got a book deal from a traditional trade publisher. Even though I've been in publishing since 1987 in one form or another -- writing; production (taking books from the written word through the production process); editing; word processing; staffing (editorial talent); and self-publishing) -- it was my first time getting a contract as a writer from a publishing house.…Continue