Amazon’s “Look Inside” feature is now portable. Authors who run a Wordpress blog can embed the Look Inside feature directly on their author websites. This gives readers an opportunity to sample the book without being redirected to Amazon.com. If this makes you as excited as a hungry hippo at feeding time, A.C. Florry outlines the step-by-step details on how to embed the widget on your blog asap.
Have you ever wondered how some authors manage to make it to the top of the best-seller charts and stay there? Ever wondered what tips, tricks and strategies go into building a successful indie author career? At Written Word Media we are incredibly fortunate to work with a wide variety of authors, over 19,000 of […]
We know that being authors, you are busy writing. So we’ve rounded up the top 5 articles that indie authors were talking about this week. Now you can spend five minutes catching up on industry news and the rest of your day doing what you do best, writing. 1. Back to the Future Reedsy’s new book editor launched […]
J.S. Leonard is the author of the Modern Rituals urban fantasy series and hosts/produces Bleeding Ink, a podcast for indie authors. Our own Ferol Vernon was recently featured on the podcast – check out the interview and enter to win a free Freebooksy or Bargain Booksy feature. Plot by the Seat of Your Pants Three […]
The February Author Earnings report was released on Monday of this week. It shows a shrinking slice of market share for traditional publishers and a growing share of Amazon ebook sales going to indie authors. Elizabeth Craig penned a great account of her experience when one of her titles were flagged by Amazon for quality control issues.This past weekend the New York Times profiled Meredith Wild, the bestselling romance novelist who has also started her own publishing company, Waterhouse Press.
What better way to stay close to your craft than by listening to a podcast about writing and publishing while you’re on the move. Here are the best podcasts for writers, listed in alphabetical order, as vetted by the Written Word Media Team. Yes, this means we listened to them all to make sure they were deserving of your valuable time 😉
In an effort to ensure better quality eBooks for their customers, Amazon will be alerting authors by email to errors in their ebooks and in some cases placing error messages on content with reported issues. These error messages will remain until a new version of the eBook is updated with all mistakes corrected. That isn’t to say you […]
It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on the departing year and set goals for the year ahead. Here are our tips on how to reflect and resolve as an author: Thank your Readers Now is the perfect time to thank the readers who have supported you all year. Send an end […]