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Self-Publishing Profits: Where Most of My Ebook Sales Come From

I reached a milestone selling ebooks on BarnesandNoble.com. Last month, for the first time ever, I sold 100 ebooks (101 to be exact; see graphic below — click for larger view). They were all romance novels.

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Writing Romance: How Often Should You Publish to Make a Full-Time Living?

Even though I’m a freelance writer of business content primarily, I started writing and self-publishing romance novellas in the spring of 2013 (really 2014 as I only published one romance novel in 2013; in 2014, I published over 20). Read why here. And I have to say, I’d read over and over where established author said you had to publish frequently to keep selling, but I didn’t realize how frequently.

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How to Self-Publish Your EBook for $0 (Yes You Read Right – Zero Dollars!): SEMINAR

8/10/2015 UPDATE: This Event Has Been Cancelled. Why?

There hasn’t been sufficient interest to offset the cost of me travelling back to the states (I currently reside in Jamaica) to put it on.

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What Are You Doing to Propel Your Freelance Writing Career to the Next Level in 2015? Here’s What I’m Up To

I haven’t made any freelance writing goals for the last two years, but for 2015, I’m going to. While I like NOT having any specific goals and just working my tush off every day, I think I’m more proficient when I have them….

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How Much Does It Cost to Self-Publish a Book? Real Expenses from a Real Self-Published Author with 12+ Years Experience

As a self-published author, I love the end of the month. Why? Because that’s when payday comes from sites like Amazon (AMZ) and Barnes & Noble (B&N).

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Self-Published Authors: Ever Wondered, “Does ‘free’ still work to sell books on Amazon?”

Is it worth it to enroll your fiction (romance) book in Amazon’s KDP program and use your 5 days to give it away for free?…

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Marketing Advice for Self-Published Fiction Writers: This Could Help You Sell a Lot of Books

If you’re a freelance writer who’s dipped your toes over into the self-publishing waters as a fiction writer, you may be bobbing about in the dark when it comes to marketing. I know I have been since I started writing romance seriously earlier this year.

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How to Make Money Writing Romance – Pretty Good Money!

It’s been a minute since I’ve written a non-fiction ebook. But, I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about romance writing, so I thought I’d share what I’ve learned in almost 18 months of writing in this genre.

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Freelance Writers: Ever Thought about Making Money Self-Publishing Romance Novels? It’s Easier Than You Think

Recently, I did an “Author Interview” over at RomanceJunkies.com. It’s an award-winning blog for romance readers by the way, getting over 1,000,000 hits per month. And, it was named one of the 101 best sites for writers in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

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How to Make a FT Living Writing Romance: Romance Junkies Author Interview w/Yuwanda Black

Publisher Note: This interview originally appeared on the RomanceJunkies.com blog. The link to it on that site is no longer live, so I decided to publish it here.

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How Much Time Should You Spend Marketing Your Self-Published, Fiction Books?

Recently, I did a post about how and why I was making a transition in my writing career — going from freelance, non-fiction business writing, to self-publishing mostly fiction (romance/crime).

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Freelance Writers: A Hot, Growing Niche Where You Can Make Really Good Money

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m a self-published author. So, what does that have to do with the title of this post? Well, servicing self-publishers is the hot niche I’m talking about, as I discuss in this article.

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