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Why you should write for regional magazines

I like writing for regional magazines. Some writers are all about getting into the big-name magazines, and that’s fine. I like writing for them occasionally, too. However, the bread-and-butter side of non-book income is writing for magazines so I need … Continue reading

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Check out these great writer’s websites!

During last week’s meeting of the Gettysburg Writers Brigade, we looked at some of the favorite writer’s websites of our members. These are sites that have lots of useful information for writers. We took a look at each of the … Continue reading

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What I learn teaching

I spent last Friday teaching seminars at HACC (Harrisburg Area Community College). I’ve always found from both teaching college classes and speaking at writers’ conferences that I enjoy the experience (though my mouth tends to go dry). I don’t know … Continue reading

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Testing out e-book prices to get the right one

Last week, I talked about pricing physical copies of your books. That is going to seem easy compared to pricing e-books. Book pricing can be compared to sailing a boat. Physical books are like cruise ships. You set your course … Continue reading

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Pricing your book to maximize sales and profit

When you’re an indie publisher, you control much of the process of publishing your book. Last week, the Gettysburg Writers Brigade talked about how to price your book to maximize your sales and profit. Author Gail Furford spoke about her … Continue reading

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Managing inventory and demand

I’ve always thought that it would be a nice thing not to sell out of books. I’ve had it happen a couple times at festivals. It happens near the end of the festival usually. It’s flattering at first because there’s such … Continue reading

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Getting your long-term marketing going

  During the last meeting of the Gettysburg Writer’s Brigade, we talked about marketing for the independent author. While marketing for the mainstream author and indie author overlap, some differences exist. This is mainly because an indie author can develop … Continue reading

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