The Self Published Carnival #5

This edition of the self published carnival is going to be just a little different. I’ve changed the way I put it together in hopes of getting a little more time to work on one of my projects.

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First up: Here’s 5 of August’s most interesting/useful posts. If you don’t have all day, just read these.

  1. Maybe you don’t judge a book by its cover…
  2. Selling To Foreign Language Markets
  3. The Single Most Powerful Writing Tool You’ll Ever See That Fits On One Page – This one is actually the culmination of his recent excellent series on Story Structure.
  4. What Is ‘Value Added’ And What Does It Have To Do With Indie Authorship?
  5. How to Market Your Book on a Shoe-String Budget – Great collection of links at the bottom of the article.

And here’s the full list:

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How to Organize Your Small Book Project

Is there a good reason why someone should NOT self-publish their book?

How Do Successful Writers Deal With Competition?

Self-publishing, Literature and Pop Culture

Publishing is NOT Advanced Writing

What Is ‘Value Added’ And What Does It Have To Do With Indie Authorship?

Here’s a POD, There’s a POD, Everywhere a POD POD

marketing

C.F. Jackson presents Top Four Key Success Factors of Online Business posted at Website Makeover Workshop, saying, “How can I get traffic to my website? How do you make a website? I need help and I just don’t know where to start! And with the internet growing by leaps and bounds it can seem overwhelming. http://www.WebsiteMakeoverWorkshop.com”

Monica O’Brien presents The right and wrong book launch strategies – and 4 ways authors can get blog publicity for their book posted at Twenty Set.

Hints for Conducting Telephone Interviews for Radio Shows

Why Turning a Website Visitor into a Subscriber is Important

How to Market Your Book on a Shoe-String Budget

How to Market While on Vacation

Sell More Books By Changing How You Do It

Business Cards for Books

Pitch Your Nonfiction Book in One-Minute Segments

The Dont’s of Pitching Your Self-Published Book to Producers

The Do’s of Pitching Your Self-Published Book to Producers

Selling To Foreign Language Markets

Book Buying Behavior

writing

Eldon Sarte presents This is My Night Job posted at Wordpreneur.com, saying, “Writing is everything. Or is it? Sometimes, even with the best laid plans, it needs to take second place. Temporarily at least.”

Joshua Dodson presents Proprioceptive Writing: The Rules and Concluding Questions posted at Writers Community.

Joshua Dodson presents How to Craft a Great Metaphor or Simile posted at Writers Community.

Joshua Dodson presents Movement in Writing posted at Writers Community.

Joshua Dodson presents How Writers Turn People Into Words posted at Writers Community.

Jon Bard presents Want to Write Children’s Books? You Need These Four Things! posted at Children’s Writing Web Journal.

The Writing Life: I Don’t Believe In Writer’s Block

You Gotta Love The Conflict!

The Single Most Powerful Writing Tool You’ll Ever See That Fits On One Page

book design

Maybe you don’t judge a book by its cover…

What is the difference between a $149 cover design and one that costs $1500?

self published books

Self-Published Book Review of the Week: Mediterranean Madness

Self-Published Book Review of the Week: Pajama School

Self-Published Book Review of the Week: Moaning Banshee

random

Chain Bookstores: The Rise, Struggle and Downfall?

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the self-published carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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