Joel Friedlander has written A Step-by-Step Guide to Dealing with Content Theft that’s worth bookmarking. I have printed off a copy for future reference in case I am ever pirated.
I have read it’s best to update weekly on a blog even if you’re only able to make a short post, but I had to take time to review some resources in order to have subjects to post about. I have a dayjob and only so much free time and it takes time to review things and then compose a blog on it. However, I found some stuff that may be useful to my readers and I will be blogging about them in the future.
Erica Vellijo has a list of Speculative Fiction Magazines Accepting Submissions that you may want to try. I’ve got it bookmarked myself. Plus there are other features regarding publishing on her site that are worth investigating. She has a regularly updated list of book blogs you can use to find book reviews for your books in her self publishing tab.
Joanna Penn is currently offering her Career Change book for free on Amazon Kindle. It’s mostly about transitioning to become a full time writer but its advice can be applied to transitioning from a dayjob to any other career you are passionate about.
Self Publishing Review has a guide for social media network sites authors can use to publicize their works. The top picks have their advantages and cons rated and a list of sites to try at the bottom of the article.
I used Openclipart again to make a picture for the halfbreed uncle whose a major character in Strong Medicine and a powerful wizard in his own right.
I used Openclipart to create an image of a young man who starts as an unwilling minion and ends up a magician’s apprentice in Strong Medicine.
Author Marketing Experts, Inc has an article on marketing and there’s a list of sites to market your self published book at the end of the article.
The Writer’s Life has an article on Self Publishing Editing Tips that I plan to put into practice in the future.