Independent Authors Speak

Liveshot: Author recalls writing non-fiction before the internet and digital media

An episode of Independent Authors Speak

Independent, self-published authors come face to face with their vanity to speak about their--hehehehe--creative process. Let's call it their art. None of these are over 10-minutes long, perfect for your short attention span.
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Do It Yourself? Yes, but...
Free and almost-free self-publishing platforms I've used. 
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Self-marketing your self-published work
Self-marketing can run you hundreds or thousands of dollars. Don't break the bank before exhausting other options first.
August 22, 2019
Write what you know. What moved Mike Archer to write his first collection of short stories.
Personal experiences form the basis of this first-time author's collection of short stories, Road of Life, an empowering visit to the better side of people. After a busy career in TV news, retirement brought time to fulfill Mike's desire to write more than 30-seconds of copy at a time. So, you CAN have it all, you just can't have it all at once.
August 21, 2019
Liveshot: Author recalls writing non-fiction before the internet and digital media
Writing a detailed account of live television coverage, sworn testimony and recalled conversations required a lot of paper and typing in the mid 1980's when there was no internet and no digital media. But it was par for the course in telling Liveshot, the tale of how a TV station covered the story of a lifetime using the same pre-digital tools--typewriters, land-line telephones, microwaved television signals and pen and paper. Research materials included a photo copier, old newspapers on microfilm and yes, the Free Library of Philadelphia. 
August 20, 2019
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