Category: Articles of note

Indie author group roundup, week ending 26th January

Welcome to this weeks’ ‘weekly round up’. Featured moderator of the week is Valerie – please pop on over to her profile and say hiya, ask a question, let her know about your favorite book of hers. She loves to talk to other writers and readers! It’s been a busy...

Weekly roundup, week ending 19th January

Last week’s roundup Every week, one of the IAG moderators will round up what’s gone on, on the group and in the Indie community as a broader view.  If you’ve been busy writing, editing, or promoting, let us catch you up and find conversations and blog posts that should interest you...

The four E’s of Indie publishing

There are four e’s to indie publishing – four elements that just can’t be skimped on, or you’ll destroy yourself.  That destruction will come from poor reviews, and your image, once damaged, is really difficult to repair.  Once you’re known as a writer that doesn’t care about his/her product, though...

Dialogue – are you doing it right?

Dialogue plays an important part in connecting your readers to your story. Good dialogue helps a reader hear the voices of your characters and creates an additional layer of context and tone. But, effective dialogue doesn’t, and shouldn’t, mirror every day conversations. In our daily speech patterns, we stammer, stall,...

Your author bio – compelling ways to brand

One of the major things that many authors don’t think about is what they should say about themselves in their bio. And to be honest, there isn’t anything you shouldn’t include, other than ‘and keeps getting poor reviews’. First or third person One of the most important initial questions that...

We relaunch on December 1st

We relaunch on December 1st. If you’d like to submit an article to the site, please email me at kaiberworks at gmail.com with ‘Indie author group submission’ in the subject line. You will be given a login so that if you’d like to keep submitting articles afterwards. We do not...