On June 27th, I took my first official step towards publication and exactly 37 days later. I am a published author!!! (I say 20 days because I worked on it for 20 days, so if these were back to back in theory this could have all been done in 20 days, but because of personal things … Continue reading Publication in 20 Days!!
I have done it! On June 27th, I took my first official step towards publication and exactly 37 days later. I am a published author!!! During this time I learned about FB pages while setting up my author page. I also learned about website building and widgets and plugins. I have created a newsletter and … Continue reading Path to Publication: Grand Finale!
DAY 20 Tomorrow my book goes live!! It has been available for the past two days, but I haven't told anyone other than my immediate family. The reason is, Amazon counts preorders the day they order not the day it launches and for a more successful Amazon rank I wanted all my sales within the … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 20
I am two days away from my launch!! Kindle pre-order is ready and locked, so I couldn't change it if I wanted to. Now I'm checking my master To-Do List to see if there is anything that I have not done, which I should. Things I did Things I have NOT Done A professional author … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 19
Day 17 & 18 Today we are focusing on keys to a successful launch. Over the past couple of months I've been reading many tips on marketing. I plan to sort through all the tips and resources available to see what works best for me. I have noticed a trend for me that it takes … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 17 & 18
DAY 15 & 16 Once your editing is complete and it is as beautiful as you can make it then it is time to format for publication. Seriously people, I am within a week of my publishing deadline so it is crunch time. I feel really good about everything I have done and can finish … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 15 & 16
DAY 14 Today, we will focus on editing. You should be editing your printed manuscript each day even though I don't always say it on my "things I did". Many of these tasks I had already completed prior to starting this journey which is why it has not been a focus up to this point. … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 14
DAY 12 & 13 Today, I'm looking a newsletters. In my schedule I'm allowing for a day of research and a day to actually create the newsletter, similar to creating the website. This is an area I am unfamiliar with. What I did Research Newsletter/Mailing Services Tiny Letter - http://tinyletter.com/ TinyLetter is a personal newsletter … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 12 & 13
DAY 11 Today I worked with my cover design artist. I previously sent her an email with the information from a day eight and we were able to meet through Facebook this afternoon. To between her sending me cover mock up options, I worked on goal setting, which kept me productive and at my computer. … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 11
DAY 9 & 10 Today, it is all about the website. I will be researching website hosts, domain names. I will see about creating a new website or modifying this wordpress account. This is all unknown for me, so it will be a lot of learning. This was extremely intimidating to me, and while I … Continue reading Path to Publication: Day 9 & 10