Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

“So … Are you a plotter or a pantser?” This question comes up a lot in indie author circles. While only you can decide which camp works for you—or even if it’s useful to put yourself in a box like that—answering the question can teach writers a lot about form and...
Zero to Indie Author: Market Research

Zero to Indie Author: Market Research

Market research is an easy step to overlook, especially for newbie authors like me. After all, it feels like it might impact artistic integrity to check out what readers are buying before you publish … Right? It all depends on your approach. (Which is not to say that...
Self Publishing Minimalism

Self Publishing Minimalism

When you hear the term “minimalism,” you might think about stories of people living in stark, empty rooms, or simple cottages and cabins in the woods, or maybe those people who live entirely out of a backpack or suitcase, relocating to a new country every six months....