Substack for Authors

Substack for Authors

Substack is simply an email list platform, but it’s built specifically as a monetized subscription model. It has all the traditional things a decent email platform has – analytics, list management tools. And yes, you can have a free newsletter on Substack. But the model is built to make taking payment easier. 

What is the Kindle Vella program?

What is the Kindle Vella program?

In April, Amazon announced their new Kindle Vella program. This brand new opportunity is tailor made for indie authors and new voices in publishing. It also seems to be an interesting way to diversify your income as an author, always key to making a writing life work. 

It’s open to US-based authors writing in English now, and it will be ready for readers this summer. Is it right for you? Let’s dig into it!

Author Spotlight: Linda  Jämsén

Author Spotlight: Linda Jämsén

Taking a midlife leap of faith and rediscovering your life’s passion. Seeking a soul mate on only a few small clues from a psychic. Intriguing expat adventures in Europe and beyond… This may sound like a work of fiction, but it’s Linda’s true story.

In today’s author spotlight, we’re introducing you to Linda Jamsen and her debut book, Odyssey of Love. In her memoir, Linda shares the real life story of how she found love by taking an adventure to Europe. If you love travel and romance, then this is the book for you!

Is it a bad book? – Targeting Your Ideal Reader

Is it a bad book? – Targeting Your Ideal Reader

Sometimes the wrong person stumbles on your book, and there are just going to be those people who don’t like it. But sometimes these bad reviews come from bad marketing, along with targeting the wrong types of readers.
By ensuring you know exactly WHO your reader is, and making a concerted effort to market to that particular audience, you can make sure that reviews like this are far and few between. That they only happen when the wrong reader stumbles across the book.