The #1 Reason Indie Authors Fail at Marketing

Posted August 11, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Book Marketing / 0 Comments
The #1 Reason Indie Authors Fail at Marketing

Marketing is practically a swear word with indie authors. No one wants to be spammy or annoying—especially with the number of authors out there doing it poorly—but few seem to have found the so-called sweet spot. That’s because good marketing isn’t really a spot—it’s a mindset. Or a definition, really, if you don’t like the […]

The Hunted in The Huffington Post!

Posted July 6, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Authorial Escapades / 0 Comments
The Hunted in The Huffington Post!

It’s no secret that I’m proud of being indie and self-published. So I was delighted (and incredibly honored) to find The Hunted (the complete series!) listed in The Huffington Post. In the article, Katie Li interviews Jenny Bravo about her challenge to read indie books in 2016. Jenny shares what she’s learned about only reading […]

When the Word Well Runs Dry

Posted May 26, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in So this is my life. / 0 Comments
When the Word Well Runs Dry

Authors with full-time day jobs aren’t uncommon. Likely more the norm than anything. We toil away at work, whatever that may be, come home, and write. (Or in a different order, but the end result is ultimately the same.) We work, we write, we blog. And while I’m lucky enough to have crossover between my full-time […]