Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Grab My Free Guide to Self-Publishing – NaNoWriMo

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  November 23, 2014

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Dear NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) participants, I’m Miral Sattar, writer/journalist/techie and founder of Bibliocrunch. Kudos to you for embarking on this novel-writing challenge! Bibliocrunch is proud to be an official sponsor for NaNoWriMo and we’ll be supporting our authors in a variety of ways. To start I wrote a free self-publishing guide titled You’re Done, Now What? A

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Comp Tickets to Self Pub Book Expo for Bibliocrunch Members

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Bibliocrunchers, we have a really generous offer from the organizers of the New York Self-Publishing Book Expo. 


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Add your Favorite Books via Twitter with #AmazonWishList

by Samantha Knoerzer  • 

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You might have heard of #AmazonCart. Amazon’s seamless and easy way to add purchases to your cart with a simple Tweet. Today, Amazon just rolled out #AmazonWishList. 


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Amazon Launches KDP Kids for Self-Published Children’s Authors

by Samantha Knoerzer  • 

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In light of our IndieChat tonight, our blog post this week is focused on children’s literature.


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Amazon Speaks Out – Hachette Battle

by Miral Sattar  •  July 29, 2014

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Amazon hasn’t commented or said much about their ongoing contract battle with Hachette. Earlier today, on their forums they broke their silence and released an official statement.


Four Affordable Last Minute Book-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

by Miral Sattar  •  May 7, 2014

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Did you just realize that Mother’s Day is around the corner? Don’t fret! It’s not too late to get your mom a Mother’s Day gift. If your mom loves books, here’s our affordable book-inspired gift guide for Mother’s Day. Be Funny Does your mom or wife have a sense of humor? If so then she

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Guardian Opens up Prizes for Self-Published Authors

by Miral Sattar  •  April 29, 2014

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I remember a discussion at BEA last year saying that everyone has recognized self-publishing except for major media newspapers.


Amtrak’s Residency Program – Authors Beware

by Miral Sattar  •  March 10, 2014

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We, like, every writer community got super excited about Amtrak’s Residency program. A program for writers to write and get free train rides? How awesome!


#IndieChat – SelfPub Metrics and Hugh Howey’s Controversial Report

by Miral Sattar  •  February 17, 2014

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The entire publishing world has their knickers in a twist since Hugh Howey released his report on Author Earnings last week.  The chat transcript is here. We even had Hugh Howey, HM Ward and a lot of other folks stop by. 


Our Favorite Book-Inspired Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day

by Miral Sattar  •  February 14, 2014

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We couldn’t help but post. Our favorite book-inspired cupcakes for Valentine’s Day from Victoria’s Kitchen in London.