Tag Archive | indie books

Seed Savers-Treasure at ALA 2018

If you’re lucky enough to be attending the ALA annual conference in New Orleans this coming weekend, don’t forget to stop by the IBPA booth where you can browse the many quality indie titles. I’m happy to announce that my book, Seed Savers-Treasure ,will be on display at the booth. Take a look at Treasure and all […]

Celebrate Indie Author Day With Me

I promised I would do my part to celebrate the first official Indie Author Day. So for one day only I have put ALL OF MY SEED SAVERS BOOKS on sale for 99 cents at the same time. I don’t think I’ve ever done that before. It’s only for today, so if you want to […]

5 Reasons to Self Publish

As I mentioned in my previous post, Amazon is celebrating Indie authors this month. Libraries around the country are initiating Indie Author Day tomorrow. I’ll have my own special surprise tomorrow to mark the occasion. But right now I’d like to share my five reasons to self-publish, based on my own experience. 1.If your book […]

#PoweredByIndie

Amazon has deemed October the month to celebrate Indie writers/publishers. Libraries across the country will be celebrating the FIRST ANNUAL Indie Author Day on October 8. So never mind that Wikipedia doesn’t have a page for Indie Author or Indie Publishing. Or maybe I should say “not yet.” All month, Indies are invited to share […]

Every School & Library Should Own the Seed Savers Series

The what? If you aren’t a regular follower of this blog, chances are you haven’t heard of the Seed Savers series by S. Smith. The series straddles the line between middle grade and young adult. The first book is younger and as the series continues–as one reviewer stated of the fourth book–Keeper, “this book seems to […]

Read Across America Day — Go Indie!

For Dr. Seuss Day, why not try some Indie books? Below are five suggestions with links to their Amazon pages where you can read all about them! These books are listed primarily as middle grade (grades 6-8). 1. Treasure (Seed Savers) by S. Smith — speculative fiction, garden theme 2. The Candle Star (Divided Decade […]

Newbie Self-Publisher? There’s Help

Review of The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide When I decided to publish my first book in 2012, I knew nothing about how to put a book together and get it out there. Luckily for me, I found thebookdesigner.com by Joel Friedlander. Through his website, Joel taught me almost everything I know about self-publishing. I was […]