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What It Takes to Be an Authorpreneur

Today’s guest post is from best-selling author Geraldine Solon:

This is the best time to be an author. Whether you’re published through a traditional publishing house or are self-published, you still have to work hard to build your author’s platform. But, as of today, more authors are choosing to publish their book themselves, and some of the reasons include being able to have full control of their work and not having to wait years until their book is released.

There has been an influx of freelance graphic designers, cover artists, and editors who are offering their services to authors. The royalties go directly into the author’s pocket with no middlemen involved. A stream of independent authors are now Kindle millionaires. Continue Reading…

Self-Published Authors Share 5 Things They Learned in 2012 ~ Part 8

Today’s guest post continues the 12-part series I’ve launched in this new year: asking self-published authors what are the top 5 things they’ve learned in the last year. Last year I featured numerous guest posts from indie authors who’d been successful, and I noted the diversity of reasons for their success—some completely in contradiction to another’s—so I thought it would be helpful to have more authors give their insights into the most valuable lessons they’ve learned. Hopefully it will help you navigate the convoluted and confusing maze of indie publishing and give you ideas on how best to spend your time so that it produces the results you desire in your writing career.

Today’s guest post is from best-selling author Geraldine Solon:

I began writing poems and short stories at an early age of eight. As I grew older, I ventured into other projects and kept writing on the back burner. Yet, it was only in writing that I found true solace and a connection to the deepest part of my soul. This is where I found my calling in writing about love and relationships. Here are the things I learned in 2012 through my self-publishing experience.
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