Win a Kindle Fire 7

Win a Kindle Fire 7

No strings attached. Literally. Sign up to this special email list just for this giveaway—but then you can unsubsribe in the welcome email and still be entered to win. Because no one wants to get emails they don’t want. And I defintely don’t want to send...
Marketing to Your Target Audience

Marketing to Your Target Audience

Finding the right people to buy your book can be really tricky. But it’s even harder marketing to those people. So let’s review some standing wisdom, as well as some not-so-conventional ideas for the following genres: Young Adult (YA), Middle Grade (MG),...
Kobo Plus: What It Means

Kobo Plus: What It Means

In February, Kobo released their latest idea, Kobo Plus—which is currently beta testing only in the Netherlands and Belgium. When I found out, I was cautiously optimistic. Now that a few weeks have passed, I’m pretty curious. Welcome Kobo Plus to the publishing stage!...
8 Tips to Navigate Wattpad Like a Boss

8 Tips to Navigate Wattpad Like a Boss

In February of 2015, (after meeting the illustrious Ashleigh Gardner, Head of Publishing at Wattpad) I posted a story titled Bon Bons to Yoga Pants as an experiment on Wattpad. 1.4 millions reads and countless sponsorships later, I wanna chat about this social media...
The Pros and Cons of Wattpad

The Pros and Cons of Wattpad

While attending the Superstars Writing Conference in February of 2015, I ran into Ashleigh Gardner, the Head of Content and Publishing at Wattpad. Okay, okay. I didn’t just “run into her.” I cornered her. For 45 minutes. She’d just been telling...