Indie Success –10 things that really matter

This week is all about inspiration, not instruction. My wish for all is that you’ll embrace your unique creativity, stay open to learning all you can to be the best you can be, and never give up on that dream of seeing your work, polished and shining, published. Keep reading and writing! Nancy Q.

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There are a lot of articles and reports out there giving various and often conflicting figures about the Indie book market. All seem to agree, however, that the percentage of Indie writers and publishers is huge and growing. You only have to read a few Indie books to realise there is some seriously good stuff out there and marvel at the ingenuity and diversity of the imaginations from which they were born.

Yet there is still a stigma attached to independently published work. There are those, it is true, who see it only as a way to make a fast buck and churn out little more than rubbish. These are not writers in my opinion and it is not of their books I speak, they are little more than opportunists; marketeers who, seeing a potentially lucrative product churn out a cheap imitation that…

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About NL Quatrano

Award-winning author, speaker, editor and ghost writer, Nancy owns a full-time editing, writing and specialty publishing business: On-Target Words/WC Publishing. Volunteer/member of professional writing organizations including Florida Writers Assoc., Sisters in Crime, and AWAI. 2010 Professional Woman of the Year by the NAPW. Linked in Editor Pick May 2013. International Women's Leadership Association nominee for Outstanding Leadership 2014.
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One Response to Indie Success –10 things that really matter

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    Thank you, Nancy. These things apply to all writers, of course, not just Indies, but many Indie writers suffer, not having the support of the traditional publishing houses behind heir work.

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