Have You Stumbled Upon StumbleUpon?

I like to think I’m pretty savvy when it comes to the interwebs. I took to blogging easily, Facebook and Twitter are my favorite hangouts, and I’ve operated my self-publishing business almost entirely online. So imagine my surprise when I recently discovered two things: 1. That StumbleUpon exists, and 2. That it’s existed since 2002.…

The Teachee Has Become The Teacher! Or Something.

I have exciting news! Remember that writing conference I went to a few weeks ago with Jenny and Dan? Well, I thought to myself, Self, I write books and know things. Maybe I know things the conference organizers would like to see in workshops. So I applied, and guess what! My proposals were accepted and I’m officially…

Three Things To Know About Writers Conferences

Yesterday I returned to Colorado after spending five days in sunny and warm Florida, where I got to hang out with these guys: And do this thing: It was educational, and I’m not talking solely about what I picked up in the workshops. This was my second writers conference. The first was in Colorado last…

When Promoting An Ebook: To Free Or Not To Free?

If you want to get your book into the hands of more readers, running sales is an effective strategy. Most authors do one of two things: run a $0.99 promotion or offer the ebook for free. Which is the better tactic depends on whom you ask. I’m currently running a free ebook promotion for Drake…