Quora Question — Can you create and market ebooks for free? — post by Mary C. Findley

Image of ebook and money changing hands from pixabay by Mohamed-hassan Sorry, I don’t remember the exact question but this is the gist of it: Seeking a magic formula for how to create, sell, and market ebooks for free. Sometimes I want to explode at people who want everything to be free, plus make them … Continue reading Quora Question — Can you create and market ebooks for free? — post by Mary C. Findley

Writer Alert! Here’s your chance to win a free book!

One of my goals for this year was to revise my writing and publishing advice book, Write for the King of Glory. I've learned a few things since the first edition of this book, and you are the ones to benefit if you want to learn how to make your writing distinctively Christian plus get … Continue reading Writer Alert! Here’s your chance to win a free book!

How to Make a Print Cover for Your Book — Post by Mary C. Findley

I recently helped an author friend make a print version of an ebook cover at CreateSpace.  He asked me to give some instructions for the next time. This post assumes you have an image manipulation program and know how to use it fairly well. I won't be explaining details about tools and techniques. I assume … Continue reading How to Make a Print Cover for Your Book — Post by Mary C. Findley

Step by Step and — Published!

I recently made a list of the steps involved for publishing on Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing site. This was for a new author whose cover I designed and whose book I edited. I thought it might be helpful to others who don't know it's actually not that hard to publish your own book. Pictured above … Continue reading Step by Step and — Published!

Interview with Cynthia Carlisle Fields about Indie Writing and The Temecula Valley Indie Christian Writers Conference

Elk Jerky for the Soul: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Cynthia Carlisle Fields (CCF): I am an author/screenwriter from San Diego, CA. and a graduate of San Diego State University. I am a mother of 1 son, a recent Law School Graduate. I have published 2 books and I am currently working on … Continue reading Interview with Cynthia Carlisle Fields about Indie Writing and The Temecula Valley Indie Christian Writers Conference

Christian Indie Conference, Anyone? Post by Mary C. Findley

The original Christian Indie Authors Network will hold its first official Christian Indie Author Conference July 30- August 2, 2015, at the Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, 111 East Second Street, Davenport, Iowa, 52801. I chose the image at the top because one of the themes of the Christian Indie Author Network … Continue reading Christian Indie Conference, Anyone? Post by Mary C. Findley