When it comes to cover art, there a many opinions. Truthfully, I can only speak for my own work, but there are actually studies which show the success of different art aspects. Within various genres, you will see that certain things will get you more eyes on your book. What works best for you and Read More
If you watched part one of this two-part series, you don’t want to miss part two. Do you? Hop over to my #YouTube channel to find out the answer to Jae’s question. What would stop a librarian from considering buying in a book to their library? Aren’t you curious? I know I am.
As an #IndieAuthor understanding the importance of reaching readers isn’t lost on any of us; however, what does that really mean? How do we design a distribution plan that accounts for all outlets? What are the outlets? For more than twenty years, I’ve worked in marketing. Digging into the world of book distribution was a Read More
What is it like for a young, gay Black man in the world of #Romance? When most of us think of #diversity what does that look like for us? Race? Country? Gender? As we all grow as humans, do we begin to look at each other more and more for as unique individuals. Do we Read More
TN Representative G.A. Hardaway and USA Today Bestselling Author Latrivia Welch held the first annual Black Author Christmas Expo. It was an great opportunity for local authors to gather and discuss their individual paths/reasons for publishing. We also talked about why we’re self-published vs traditional publishing houses. Every author has their own story to tell, Read More
Like everyone else, with the start of a New Year, I take a look back at the old one. What did I accomplish? What didn’t I accomplish? I can’t necessarily say it’s always a good thing because some times, you don’t think you’ve accomplished anything. But…anyway, we still do it. Last year, I became a Read More
I’m published with multiple publishers. The idea of self-publishing didn’t really interest me for a long time. Although I have a background in marketing and communications, I had no desire at all to jump into the fray with other indie-pubbed authors. I work full-time, write part-time, and try to have a normal life somewhere in-between. Read More