Highlights of indie publishing news in August 2015

From Pinterest to dialogue tags to author press kits to picking the perfect book title, this month's indie author news is full of really helpful tips for new and experienced self-published authors. Here is my curated list of the top news stories, industry buzz, and advice for indie authors that I found in August and shared via my Twitter and Facebook feeds. 

How Pinterest Can Work for Publishers by Charlotte Eyre on thebookseller.com

Let Your Dialogue Do the Talking by Jocelyn Pruemer on blog.bookbaby.com

The Author's Press Kit by Richard Ridley for Createspace.com

Why You Need Professional Editing for Your Novel by Jim Dempsey for blog.bookbaby.com

The Dreaded Comparative Title Analysis by Jesse Finkelstein for blog.bookbaby.com


Bookish Hedgehogs of Instagram by Becky Stone for bookriot.com

"Scooter is enjoying an idyllic bookish picnic with a beautiful hardcover and scenic view." -- Bookriot.
More Scooter images can be found on his Instagram account @scooter_the_hedgie.


Stacey D. Atkinson is a freelance editor and author of Stuck, a novel she published via her independent company Mirror Image Publishing.

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