Go Fund Yourself: A Realistic View on Self-Publishing Costs

  So I have noticed something interesting the last few weeks and I actually took time out of my insane writing schedule to address this particular topic. I came across several different posts on Facebook, either posted by an aspiring author or friends/family of an author, that has set up a Go Fund Me account….

My nemesis: Action Scenes

Every writer has different abilities that they excel at and every writer also has areas where they will always need work. I have no trouble rambling on with my characters inner musings and I am pretty darn good at dialogue, if I do say so myself. The problem I have always been faced with is…

Diary of a Happy Indie Author!

Before you say it, I know what you’re thinking. Yes, this angry Indie author can be happy! I decided since we just rang in a new year that I would write a positive article so we can feel optimistic for the months ahead of us.   Great things about being a self-published author:   1)…

Diary of an Angry Indie Author: Questions you should never ask me.

This picture represents how I feel when certain questions are asked of me time and time again. Every writer and self-published author knows exactly what I am referring to, but I thought I would write up this little blog post for those people that may be unaware of our exasperation when we are posed some…

Diary of an angry Indie Author: Paying for book reviews

  ” The worst thing about being lied to, is knowing you weren’t worth the truth.” – Unknown   I didn’t want to write this article. I have been dragging my heels all week, but I feel that I must. I came across several┬ácolumns during my research on why publishers seem to hate us Indie…

Diary of an angry Indie Author Part 2: Bullying

So since my last rant I have been researching why some in the publishing world seem to dislike indie authors and the results have been disturbing. I have read articles from self-proclaimed ‘experts’ who continuingly bash self-publishing time and time again. My mouth gaped open in astonishment when one particular blogger proclaimed that we indie…