This documentary is an inspiring look at sixteen individuals who (for various reasons) no longer hold “regular jobs,” but now make a living with online businesses. The interviewees represent a healthy variety of business models, including blogging, podcasting, and product sales.
I’ve been self-publishing my books since 2009 and a lot has changed since then. Even so, it doesn’t take a tech genius to self-publish one’s work.
The more difficult part is developing a marketing and promotional strategy. However, being a self-published author gives you maximum flexibility, in terms of releasing your work in different media and adapting it as you wish.
There’s also the added benefit of letting you choose what to publish, in terms of content and length. Indie authors don’t have word count requirements or deadlines (other than those that are self-imposed).
For that reason, I’ve started a free tutorial series on YouTube, in which I talk about my own self-publishing journey and provide resources for those of you interested in going indie.
I kick off with one in which I talk about why you should self-publish.
The cheat sheet I mentioned is here.
My Udemy course on mystery writing is half-price until Jan. 31, 2019. Click here to learn more.
And today is Australia Day. So take advantage of the discount prices on Kobo for these books! These bargains run from Jan. 24 to 28, 2019, so it’s part of the Australia Day weekend, I guess! 🙂
Traveling to Oregon is usually something we do in the summer. But, we decided to brave the elements for another family reunion. We also decided to jointly rent a place on the Oregon coast.
Despite the fact that my Botox injections for dystonia seemed to have done nada, I gathered my strength (and tried not to freak out about the whole thing), packed a bag, and made the plane trip without passing out or falling down a set of stairs or escalator. Something I’ve done before—anyway, I made it alive and (mostly) well.