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Jerry Kirkpatrick’s Author Story
Jerry Kirkpatrick has been writing for quite some time and publishing articles on his blog. It’s a great place to present his content and share his thoughts on a wide range of topics. Jerry, however, didn’t want his essays to “die on the internet.”
Collecting blog posts from January 2007 through December 2016, Jerry wanted to publish them as a single collection: Applying Principles: Short Essays Based on the Philosophy of Ayn Rand, Economics of Ludwig von Mises, and Psychology of Edith Packer. The collection of essays inspires readers to think critically. Topics range from capitalism and politics to epistemology, academia, education, psychology, youth sports, and the arts…
Read the full article here to learn more about Jerry’s indie-publishing experience (four titles and counting).
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4 Niche Social Media Platforms for Authors
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How Much Should My Book Cost? Tips for Pricing Your Book
"One of the best places to start when determining the profit goals of your book publishing endeavors is to seriously consider how you'll be pricing your book."
Friends Don't Let Friends Use Vanity Presses — Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center
"Vanity presses are frequently substandard publishers and incompetent marketers — but they are masters of manipulation."
Good e-Reader Radio – E-Reader Plans for 2022, Amazon, B&N, Kobo, Onyx, Remarkable
“Today on the Good e-Reader Radio Show you will learn about the e-reader industry’s plans for 2022.”
If you don’t have a sense of humor…
“Can't argue that a good sense of #humor works wonders for our sanity, especially in the midst of a busy work week.”
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