An Indie Blueprint

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An Indie Blueprint

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Tue May 07, 2013 9:46 am

I don't agree with every item in this list, but 90% are good advice. Of course, the basics are always: read more, write more, improve more; and that goes for indie or traditional or hybrid or whatever people are calling themselves these days.

http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,150526.0.html

I violate a number of these, like picking a genre, mostly because I want to write what I'm passionate about at the moment rather than sticking with a genre that I'm only writing in because it keeps my fans better.

I also don't market and think for the most part, except for a few easy and non-time intensive methods, it's a waste of time, but I'm probably a minority on this one.
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Re: An Indie Blueprint

Postby ggeezz » Wed May 08, 2013 5:10 am

Thanks for posting that. He was very thorough and frank.

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Re: An Indie Blueprint

Postby izanobu » Thu May 09, 2013 5:44 pm

Thanks for shaing, Tom. Always good to hear solid advice from someone who is seeing real results. That guy's covers are boss, too.

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Re: An Indie Blueprint

Postby hardboileddimension » Fri May 10, 2013 8:03 pm

I agree about picking a genre. It may be helpful for financial success, but financial success and satisfaction aren't always the same thing.


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