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…

Was Self-Publishing The Right Decision? Publishing Writing

Sunday will mark a year since I first uploaded to Amazon. At the time, I was wrestling with a question that many writers are still dealing with today: should I self-publish? The argument about whether to self-publish has been debated in great detail both here and elsewhere. I don’t want to add to that general discussion today, rather I want to offer up my personal experience of self-publishing. Given that this is an anniversary of sorts, I would like to look back over the last twelve months and examine the results of that decision, and compare it with what would likely have happened had I decided otherwise. Regular readers will know that I broke my own impasse by deciding to Read More…