Indie Writer Unboxed

Indie Writer Unboxed by Patty Jansen

Indie Writer Unboxed is book 4 in the The Three-Year, No-bestseller Plan For Making A Living From Your Fiction series So. You’ve self-published. You’ve written some books, but they’re not selling as well as you hoped. Or maybe you sold well in the beginning but your sales have slipped and…

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Why don’t my books sell?

“Why don’t my books sell?” I get asked this question a bit, so I’m making a post about it, so that I can easily refer to it. Remember that I don’t have all the answers either, and there are people who sell a lot more than I do. How to…

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Does my self-published book need an ISBN?

The question of ISBNs in self-publishing comes up a bit. Traditionalists are adamant that an ISBN is “essential” and that it make you look “professional”. I have to admit to being a bit allergic to that latter word: “professional”. It’s a word that’s making a beeline for my list of…

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Before You Even Start Self-Publishing

Yesterday I had the pleasure to be invited by the New South Wales Writers’ Centre as a panelist for the DIY Digital weekend. In the audience were people who were interested in self-publishing and who were taking part in this event to learn the ropes. It was a good time,…

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