Self-Publishing Week in Review: 5/20/14

As a self-publishing author, you may find it helpful to stay up-to-date on the trends and news related to the self-publishing industry. This will help you make informed decisions before, during and after the self-publishing process, which will lead to a greater self-publishing experience. To help you stay current on self-publishing topics, simply visit our blog every Tuesday to find out the hottest news.

Choosing a Genre — Thrillers

This thriller author shares why she decided to write thrillers and explains the genre to authors trying to decide what type of stories they want to write. She explains key characteristics of the thriller genre as well as tips for writing thrillers. This is an interesting read for anyone considering writing a thriller.

Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing

This article explains why self-publishing is a great option and shares tips to help make your book a success. Topics covered include social media, editing, formatting, marketing, tracking sales, and more. This is a great read for self-publishing authors.

How to Self-Publish for Free by Crowdfunding Your Book

This article explains the method of crowdfunding and how you can use it to finance your self-publishing project. The author provides step by step instructions and advice. This is an interesting read for authors looking for innovative ways to fund their self-publishing projects.

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ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Vice President of Outskirts Press. In addition to her contributions to the Outskirts Press blog at, Kelly and a group of talented marketing experts offer book marketing services, support, and products to not only published Outskirts Press authors, but to all authors and professionals who are interested in marketing their books and/or careers. Learn more about Kelly on her blog at

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