Self-Publishing Week in Review: 6/16/15

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.

Give Me a Self-published Author Over One From a Traditional Publisher Any Day

Self-published crime fiction author Christina Larmer shares her self-publishing story. She talks about all the support she received from fellow self-published writers and how seeing a self-published book on a top selling book list motivated her to take the leap. This is an inspiring read.

Indie Author Teams Up with Local Bookstores to Promote Serial E-Novel

When children’s author Michael Daley decided to self-publish his YA race car thriller as a six-installment serial, he turned to area bookstores for help. This is an interesting read for authors looking for marketing ideas.

How to make a lucrative living as a self-published author: Everything you need to know

Rachel Abbott gives her top tips on how to self-publish your novel. Retiring early to start writing, she was rejected by publishers, so she did it herself. She is now a best-selling author making a lucrative living on her own terms.

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ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Executive 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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