the letter i

Independent Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing

You’ve finally done it—you’ve completed your novel! Now what? The pros and cons of independent and traditional publishing options

10 April 2014 ·  Toot Sweet Ink
the letter e

E is for eBooks

What is a “book” anyway?

5 April 2014 ·  Laura Scott
the letter d

The Disruptive “D”

The channels of distribution are changing, and the old business models are being disrupted.

4 April 2014 ·  Katherine M Lawrence
Cold Sake book cover
In this novelette, set in 12th-century Japan, a young woman samurai encounters torment and betrayal when seeking a night’s refuge at a remote inn that people say is haunted.

Cold Saké release

Our first book release

On Amazon, independent writers and independent bookstores

When it comes to Amazon, the indie books world seems to be divided into two camps: People who hate Amazon because it’s undermining independent bookstores, challenging established publishers’ long-held practices, and rapidly dominating the books marketplace in the US (and elsewhere). People who love Amazon because it is opening the books world to new voices and makes independent publishing easy and affordable. We find ourselves torn over this dichotomy, because it’s so unfair....

7 December 2013 ·  Toot Sweet Ink