This Week in the Blogs, September 13 – 19, 2019

By Shelley Sturgeon

I love fall—the cooler temperatures, the vibrant colors of the leaves on the trees, curling up with a good book and a cup of tea, and the return to routines. How about you? What is your favorite thing about the autumn?

There’s still time to submit your ebook cover to our e-Book Cover Design Awards contest for September. All the information you need can be found here.

Check back here next Sunday for our 108th edition of Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies, followed the next day, Monday, September 30th, by August’s e-Book Cover Design Awards.

Helen Baggott on Self-Publishing Advice Center
How to DIY PR for Indie Authors
“When I talk to other authors about their marketing strategy, how they plan to recoup their costs, I tell them, ‘No one will knock on your door and ask if you’ve written a book’. Authors have to reach out to readers.”

Chris Syme on Anne R. Allen’s Blog… With Ruth Harris
The Five Myths of Crisis Management for Authors
“As with all public figures, a reputation-tanking, book-disappearing, fan-stalking, Twitter-storm crisis can happen to any author.”

Stephanie Chandler on Nonfiction Authors Association
How to Start and Grow a Linkedin Group
“Online groups make it easy to find and connect with a community of people. For business purposes, groups are great for reaching your target audience. And while you can join existing groups, it can be even more fruitful to start your own.”

Nate Hoffelder on The Digital Reader
Infographic: World of Typography
“Typography is one of the lesser-known modern art forms , but just how much do you know about it?”

Judith Briles on The Book Shepherd
Author secret sauce … Use the Hemingway app
“The Hemingway App can easily pop into an author’s best friend tool kit.”
 
Photo: pixabay.com

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