Many of the WordNerds have experience in the self/indie publishing world. To watch all of our videos on self/indie publishing, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific topic with regards to traditional publishing, use the list below or the search bar.
Kellie Sheridan talks about how to choose the best publishing path for you.
Emma Gisclair talks about the major differences between self and traditional publishing.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about whether you can get an agent if you want to self publish and traditionally publish (HINT: YOU CAN).
Emma Gisclair talks about even more publishing world myths.
Kellie Sheridan talks about the weird animosity that sometimes exists between self and traditional publishing and wonders: why can’t we all just be happy writers who support each other?
Meghan Jashinsky talks about the difference between publishing a book and getting your screenplay filmed.
Kellie Sheridan talks about why an author might choose to self publish their book.
Erica Crouch talks about her passion for self publishing.
Kellie Sheridan talks about one of the most exciting parts of self publishing–working with a cover designer.
Erica Crouch shows how she uses Adobe Photoshop to design her own covers.
Erica Crouch talks about formatting the pages of your book for publication.
Erica Crouch talks about proofing your book (taking one last look at it before it is officially published).
Erica Crouch talks about recording audiobooks of your novels.
E. Latimer talks about the ridiculousness of people trying to tell other authors that their methods of publishing–self, traditional, or something else–are not the correct choice.
Kellie Sheridan talks about her journey down the self publishing path!
Desiraye Williams shares her two favorite podcasts on self-publishing.
Kellie sheridan shares three of her favorite aspects of being a self-published/indie author.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about ProWritingAid, a great line editing program that she’s being trying out during Pitch Wars!
RJ Infantino–author of COLLAPSE, book 1 in the ASHWOOD LIES series–talks about the Kindle Scout program and how it helps promote indie authors.
Rachel Sargeant shares seven questions that you should ask yourself before deciding to publish your book.
Emma Gisclair talks about three ways you can prepare for publishing no matter what your stage in the writing process.
Kellie Sheridan has some recommendations for those interested in self publishing, but who aren’t sure where to start.
Rachel Sargeant talks about publishing trends and whether or not you should write to trends.
Kellie Sheridan talks about the importance of self publishing, and recommits to sharing indie pubbing info whenever she can.
Emma Gisclair talks about myths regarding publishing trends. Should you write to trends? Are diversity and/or young adult in general trends? (HINT: NO.)
Kellie Sheridan gives a quick rundown of what’s involved in self-publishing your own book!
Kellie Sheridan shares some must-read indie published YA books.
E. Latimer talks about the songs she listens to to get pumped despite rejections.
Kellie Sheridan encourages you to ask yourself what author you’d most like your career to imitate as your author life “grows up.” Use that to fuel your research!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds talk about some of the hard, specific truths about the publishing world, and answer your publishing related questions.
Rachel Sargeant shares a couple of writing subscriptions that can send you writing advice and info about paid writing opportunities.
Emma Gisclair talks about the importance of setting big goals for yourself, but also being practical when it comes to $$$.
Emma Gisclair talks about navigating other people’s opinions when you go public with your desire to be a writer.
Kellie Sheridan talks about writing to trends from an indie publishing lens. While it isn’t encouraged for those going the traditional route, it can be a great thing for those in the self publishing world!