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Self-Publishing Romance: How Much You Can Earn (Real-Time Sales Figures)

In Inkwell Editorial’s course on how to make money self-publishing romance novels, one of the things I preach ad nauseam is that sales in this niche are made by continuous output. It’s not a get-rich-quick scheme (cuz writing is hard work!), but doing the following is practically a fail-proof way to make a good living writing romance. …

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Thinking about Creating an Ecourse? Here’s Some First-Hand Insight on How to Do It Like a Pro

Publisher Note: I reached out to fellow freelance writer Diana Kelly to ask her about creating an ecourse, ie: what the process is like, the hardest part, the easiest part, would she recommend that other freelance writers do it, etc….

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Self-Publishing: The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Writing Ebooks That Sell

In 2011, I chronicled my quest to publish 50 ebooks in 12 months. That seris of posts has spawned years of questions from others about self-publishing. In today’s post, I’m going to discuss the most important thing you need to know about how to write ebooks that sell….

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Ebook Theft: 12 Things You Can Do to Stop Someone from Copying and Selling Your Ebook

I’ve been writing and selling ebooks online since 2002. To date, I’ve written almost 100 (fiction and non-fiction). Since then, self-publishing has become a lot more popular, especially with outlets like Amazon making it so easy. Hence, ebook theft is a constant concern for writers and other content producers (eg, graphic designers, photographers, etc.)….

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How to Make Money in Self-Publishing in 2018: 7 Tips from a Self-Published Author of Almost 100 Books

Sometimes when you blog, it can feel like you’re blogging into ether because it seems like no one is listening. My blog has never gotten a lot of comments, but every couple of weeks, I’ll get an email that will just blow me away. It reminds me that there are some listeners are there; that people are not only listening, but actively taking the advice and using it to change their lives….

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How I Wrote & Self-Published 40 Romance Novels in Just 22 Months

Yep, I actually did that – I wrote and self-published 22 romance novellas in just under two years. Do I recommend it? No. Do I regret it? Absolutely not! One month, I earned $3,200 – just from my romance novellas; not freelance writing projects and not my non-fiction books. Just from my little romance novels. …

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Plotting a Novel: Why to Do It & How to Do It Right

The following is a guest post.

Writing a story that spans hundreds of pages and has a cohesive narrative structure takes some planning. This planning can be thought of as “writing a plot outline.” It’s a process many writers skip. But, it can literally mean the difference between starting a novel — and starting and finishing one. Read on for why….

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Why Self-Publish? … The Main Reason I Chose It & Why You May Want to As Well

Why self-publish? That’s a question that I got asked frequently when I blogged about my journey of publishing 50 ebooks to Amazon in one year. Yeah, it was a helluva busy year — one that I look back on with pride … and a bit of “Were you friggin’ out of your mind!”…

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How to Build a Stable, Second Freelance Writing Income

If you’ve hung around Inkwell Editorial for any amount of time, you know that I’m a big believer in freelance income diversification. This all started when I worked in corporate America….

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How to Make Money Writing Romance: Free Ecourse

How to Make Money Writing Romance is an Inkwell Editorial’s ecourse. It’s free and is taught/developed by a self-published author of almost 100 ebooks; with over 40 of them being romance novellas….

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Self-Publishing a Book: Can You Make Money Writing in Different Genres?

I’ve been writing, self-publishing and selling ebooks online since 2002. When I first started out, I was primarily a non-fiction, how-to ebook writer. Now, I successfully self-publish fiction and non-fiction. …

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Writing Ebooks for a Living: 3 Things It Takes to Become a Full-Time Self-Published Author

Writing ebooks for a living seems like an impossible dream for many. But I’m here to tell you, it’s not. In 2010, I earned over half my annual income from ebooks I wrote and self-published. Even though I’d been self-publishing ebooks for almost a decade by then, I didn’t realize that I’d hit this milestone….

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