Authors – What NOT to Do When Promoting in Bookstores

By far the hardest thing an author has to learn to do when their first book comes out is promoting. I was lucky in that I had worked in retail in my younger years, so all I had to do…

Interview with Georgann Prochaska – Author of “Murder Comes to the Vineyard”

MURDER COMES TO THE VINEYARD Georgann Prochaska Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478798521 Reviewed by Christine Watson for Reader Views (11/18) Georgann Prochaska grew up in the Chicago area, studied literature at Illinois State University, and taught high school students for…

Book Sales Accounting – When Reality Sets In

Many of us have been here already. Right before our first book launches, we have about five thousand copies, a book tour set up, and our suitcase packed with optimism.  As the year moves along and book sales slow down…

Interview with Anna Dopico, Author of “To Make Riders Faster”

To Make Riders Faster A Dopico Consulting Inc. (2018) ISBN 9781775052708 Interviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (10/18) Anna Dopico never imaged herself as a writer but felt compelled to write the story of Phil White and Gerard Vroomen,…

It’s Okay to Get Help…Wisely

Contrary of the popular belief that Indie Authors self-publish due to traditional publishing rejection, many if not most Indie authors don’t even wish to knock at the doors of the big five publishers because they want full control of their…