Nothing Any Motherf*cker Said Was Going To Get Me To Quit – Guest Post by CD Reiss Publishing Writing

A new year is the traditional time for making all sorts of promises that we probably won"t keep. But there is something noble in the effort alone, right? And in that vein, I have a great motivational guest post from an author who is killing it at the moment: CD Reiss. I"ve been friends with Christine for a while, probably since around the time I started self-publishing back in 2011. Then, she was a writer of mysteries. They did okay, but she couldn"t seem to take things to the next level. So she reinvented herself in 2013 as an erotic romance author and started kicking all kinds of ass. But as with any “overnight success” story, there is a lot more to it. I think Read More…

Kobo Cull Self-Published Titles In Knee-jerk Response To Tabloid Clickbait Bewares Publishing

A media firestorm erupted in the UK on Sunday after a tabloid story about WH Smith selling “filth” alongside books aimed at children, which has resulted in Kobo culling huge numbers of self-published titles – most of which have no erotic content whatsoever. It’s hard to know exactly how many titles Kobo has pulled. What we do know is that Kobo has removed all 7,883 self-published titles distributed to their store via Draft2Digital, as confirmed in an email from D2D’s CEO to affected authors. However, I think that’s only a tiny fraction of affected titles. Many self-published authors who distribute via the (much larger) Smashwords service have reported their books are no longer on sale on Kobo’s UK store, as Read More…

Interview With Indie Romance & Erotica Writer Harris Channing

I like to mix things up now and then on this blog so that it’s not all publishing news all the time. Today, I am posting an interview with romance and erotica writer Harris Channing. Some of the topics we touch on are writing in different genres, secret identities, and the huge popularity of erotica e-books.

Interview With Indie Romance & Erotica Writer Harris Channing

I like to mix things up now and then on this blog so that it’s not all publishing news all the time. Today, I am posting an interview with romance and erotica writer Harris Channing. Some of the topics we touch on are writing in different genres, secret identities, and the huge popularity of erotica e-books.