I like money. In fact, I’d like more of it. Money isn’t a bad thing – in fact, it can do wonders.
This week I used some of my money to help cover the medical bills of a little pug named Peanut.
So today’s links are all dedicated to self publishing, making money writing romance, and promoting your romance novel.
Because unless you’re writing for self gratification, and it’s fine if you are, – I’m not judging – then presumably you’re writing to sell books.
Or maybe it’s a combination of the two.
Regardless. The more books you sell, the more you’ll make. The more people you’ll reach with your story and then you’ll be able to write, publish, and sell future stories too.
Major Shifts in the Self Publishing/E-Book Industry
You may have noticed that with the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, the world has taken notice of self publishing. Additionally, the suit brought by the Justice Department against Apple and a few publishers has captured attention. We sit with our breath held to see how this is all going to turn out. Or maybe not…
*Romantic E-Book Sales Rise: Romance Novelist, Sylvain Reynard, Tells Us Why http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/330053/20120418/e-books-sylvain-reynard-gabriel-s-inferno.htm
*Authors Smile If Amazon Is the Publisher, Bezos Says – http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2012/04/13/authors-smile-if-amazon-is-the-publisher-bezos-says/
*The E-Book Dilemma – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/warren-adler/the-ebook-dilemma_b_1425734.html
and what I promise to be the last link I ever post to anything discussing Fifty Shades of Grey (which I have not read)
*Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon exposes the benefits of ebooks – http://www.retrieverweekly.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=7792&format=html
Happy Friday and Have a Wonderful Weekend!