Right! Audiobooks became really hot around the time I wrote this, which was a while ago. Even so, I don’t think they’re going away anytime soon. So … here’s what I wrote about them.

And here’s the previous part of this brief indie publishing series.

At the moment, audiobooks are the hot, new, sexy format everyone says is big, big, big. Maybe it is. But they are much more expensive and time-consuming to create than ebooks or even print books.

They generally involve collaboration, for one thing. You, as the author and publisher, are responsible for picking the right narrator…


Hi, everyone. I just wanted to say, you can’t see the cover, but the book is called Good Investigations by Ben Westerham, I believe. He’s going to be on the Crime Cafe and I cannot wait to meet this author. I got to tell you, because it’s been a while since I’ve read the book, I’ll be honest. And I had to go back and look at it again. And I remembered reading it from the start. How much I loved it from the start, because it’s a hardboiled private eye story, but it has an almost parodic … parodic…


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This is a reprint of a column I published on my website in September 2009. I used to write really long things like this all the time. Anyway, it captures a particular time in my life quite well.

“I really hate Hitler.”

That comment popped up on my Tweetdeck and I did a double take. What an odd and interesting thing to say. Funny, in an offbeat way-and who’d argue with it? So I typed back, “Cool! We have something in common.” I sent the tweet on its way. …


It’s my pleasure to have Rea Frey as our next guest on the Crime Cafe podcast.

She’s giving away a copy of her latest book, Secrets of Our House.


Daniella Bernett has stopped by to talk a little about her upcoming release VIPER’S NEST OF LIES. This is the latest entry in the Emmeline Kirby-Gregory Longdon mystery series. She’s sent a few location photos to share with you.


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Ebooks have unquestionably been the reason so many indie authors have been able to break into publishing. This is a quick overview of the online retailers one can choose from to publish and distribute one’s ebooks.

Amazon
When it comes to ebooks, Amazon has been and continues to be the undisputed king of ebook sales. You’ll sell more downloads there than anywhere else on the Internet. At least, I think you still can. There are actually books I’ve sold through other retailers that are not selling at all on Amazon. I have no idea why. …


Ebooks have unquestionably been the reason so many indie authors have been able to break into publishing. This is a quick overview of the online retailers one can choose from to publish and distribute one’s ebooks.

And remember the importance of distribution? We’ll talk about that more later.

Amazon
When it comes to ebooks, Amazon has been and continues to be the undisputed king of ebook sales. You’ll sell more downloads there than anywhere else on the Internet. At least, I think you still can. There are actually books I’ve sold through other retailers that are not selling at all…


Image by Pexels from Pixabay

Ebooks have unquestionably been the reason so many indie authors have been able to break into publishing. This is a quick overview of the online retailers one can choose from to publish and distribute one’s ebooks.

And remember the importance of distribution? We’ll talk about that more later.

Amazon
When it comes to ebooks, Amazon has been and continues to be the undisputed king of ebook sales. You’ll sell more downloads there than anywhere else on the Internet. At least, I think you still can. There are actually books I’ve sold through other retailers that are not selling at all…


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I’m also on Patreon, because I make bugger-all as a fiction author. Oh, well. Shit changes, eh? :)

I’m also taking part in a fundraiser for dystonia, so … sorry if that bums you out or whatever. Deal with it or don’t read about it. What. Ever. :)

Debbi Mack interviews crime writer Mark Edward Langley.

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Debbi Mack

New York Times bestselling author of seven novels, including the Sam McRae Mystery series. Screenwriter, podcaster, and blogger. My website: www.debbimack.com.

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