My Books and Courses

About the Indie Author Success Series

This series of books for indie authors offers up a mix of solid success strategies and game-changing ideas for self-publishers seeking to carve out their niche in the book writing world, whether you’re an established author or just getting into book writing for the first time!

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My others books for writers

Here’s a selection of my other books for freelancers, writers, and creative word-slinging folks! These books run the gamut from how-to advice for freelancers to writing life memoirs and game dev diaries.

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My Online Courses

I’m in the process of creating numerous online courses to expand on my Indie Author Success Series books. Here’s where you’ll find updates on my latest courses.

How To Sell Your Skills With Short Online Courses – Only $10 $99 (90% off)
newclassWant to grab my new course, How To Sell Your Skills with Short Online Courses for only $10? Hit this link to get a 50% discount for a limited time!

Kindle Book Review Formula: How To Get More Kindle Reviews – Only $10 $99

Desperate for more Kindle book reviews? Want to learn how to get tons of honest day-1 reviews for your books at launch?

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If you struggle with getting reviews for your books — both at launch and over the long haul — you’ll love my new online course! To kick things off, I’m offering a limited-time 90 percent discount during launch week. You can grab the full course for only $10 right now!

So….What am I going to get from this course?

  1. Over 32 lectures and 2 hours of content!
  2. Get more 4 and 5 star Kindle reviews using only white hat strategies and best practices
  3. Build and engage a launch review team to get a minimum of 10-15 reviews up by launch
  4. Identify and connect with ideal target readers who are more engaged with your book content
  5. Deploy long-term strategies to help boost your ongoing book reviews
  6. Gain the positive social proof you need to help you sell more books
  7. Deal with negative reviews and use criticism to improve your books and get better reviews

Are you ready to turn the tide and get more positive and reviews and social proof to drive your Kindle book sales? Grab your 50% discount today, and let’s get started!


 

Recent Posts

The Indie Response to Steam’s Major User Review System Overhaul

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What a week this has been! On Tuesday morning I (and many other frustrated indie devs) woke up to discover that Steam’s latest update took a chainsaw to the user reviews for our games on the marketplace.

In a nutshell, under this new policy, any user reviews left by someone who did not directly buy the game through Steam, are no longer counted in a game’s overall review average score. They can still be left, but they’re buried deep in a series of menus. That’s…errr…a load of horse feces, to put it plainly.

So basically this means that any dev-generated codes, any Kickstarter keys, and even any Steam keys obtained through legitimate purchases on other platforms (i.e. the Humble Store or Itch.io, for example) are not counted in the reviews system.

I’ve got some strong feelings on the matter. But rather than ramble on about it here, I wanted to share some excellent articles that dig into the issue.

    • Gamasutra contributor Joel Couture also wrote up an excellent feature on the dev response to this, which includes some of my own perspectives, a few quotes from me, and the impact this has had on my games. Honored/humbled, by the way, to be mentioned along some other really awesome devs!
    • Here’s a thoughtful blog post from indie dev Josh Bycer that digs deeper into what this means for small studios.

Anyhoo, that’s all for now! I’ve got my head buried in a handful of cool projects. Will try to post more about what I’ve been up to very soon, though I wanted to take a quick second to share some interesting reading on this week’s Steam hullabaloo.

 

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