Navigating Indieworld by @CarolePRoman and @Awaywegomedia_ #bookreview #POTLReads #IARTG


navigating-indieworld

 

Title: Navigating Indieworld: A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing Your Book

Author: J.A. Gerber (Author), Carole P. Roman (Author)

Genre: Writing Research & Publishing Guides, Self Publishing, Editing

 

Book Blurb:

Social media guru, Julie A. Gerber and award-winning author of forty-three best-selling books, Carole P. Roman, team up to travel the winding road of self-publishing, promoting, and marketing a book. Join these two experts as they share their vast store of experience in an easy to read book.

 

Learn why you need a beta reader and the importance of a good editor. Make a list of what you need to do when choosing an illustrator. Compare the many ways to promote your book.

 

Navigating Indieworld will end up being your travel guide as you journey from writer to published author.

 

My Review:

No matter whether you are self-published or traditional, seasoned vet or newbie, you must read this book! It’s just as valuable to own as your dictionary, thesaurus and Manual of Style (S&W or Chicago).

Award-Winning Author Carole P. Roman and Julie Gerber are experts in the world of Indie publishing and in this book, they take you step-by-step through the writing, editing, formatting, publishing and marketing process. Their tips and techniques are spot-on and I wish I had this reference when first started out.

Navigating Indieworld reads like a workshop with two experienced women who make the reader feel comfortable and at ease. They want to share their wisdom with other writers/authors and I, for one, am supremely grateful.

A must read for any writer/blogger/author! Grab this book today and discover the secrets to Navigating Indieworld.

 

My Rating:  5+ stars

 

Buy it now:

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Navigating-Indieworld-Beginners-Self-Publishing-Marketing-ebook/dp/B01LDH31CM

 

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31821651-navigating-indieworld?ac=1&from_search=true

 

Author(s) Biography:

Julie A. Gerber is the founder of Away We Go Media, a social media management and consulting firm for authors. She is the Executive Vice President, Business Manager, and Director of Social Media at TopShelf Indie Authors & Books, Director of TopShelf Magazine, and co-author of Tortured Souls: The House On Wellfleet Bluffs. She can usually be found at home refereeing her sons or glued to her desktop as she works from home. She lives in Georgia with her husband, two kids, and her little sidekick, a doting Pekingese rescue named Abby. Visit her at www.awaywegomedia.com .

 

Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2012 for her first book, award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base, Captain No Beard was born.”Captain No Beard- An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life” has not only been named to Kirkus Best of 2012, it received the Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award for 2012. “Pepper Parrot’s Problem with Patience” Book 2 in the series, received 5 Stars from The ForeWord Review The Clarion Review. Strangers on the High Seas has won second place in the Rebecca’s Reads Choice Awards 2013. It has followed with six more books to the series. This year, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis was named to Kirkus Best 2015. The entire cultural non-fiction series If You Were Me and Lived in… was named Best Series by Shelf Unbound. She has begun work on two new series that will be released in early 2016.

 

Motivated by her love of yoga, Roman has written a book that not only teaches four poses, but shows how easy and accessible yoga can be.

 

Her new non fiction series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world around us. The debut book in the series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…Mexico” has won the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children’s Non Fiction 2012. France, South Korea, and Norway. Rebecca’s Reads has given If You Were Me and Lived in…Norway an honorable mention in the 2013 Choice Awards. If You Were Me and lived in …France won second place. ForeWord Review has nominated If You Were Me and Lived in…France for best in children’s non fiction literature 2013. They will be followed with Kenya, Turkey, India, and Australia. She plans to do Portugal, Greece, and Argentina next year.

 

Writing for children has opened up a whole second act for her. While she is still working in her family business, this has enabled her to share her sense of humor as well as love for history and culture with the audience she adores. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children.

 

Social Media Links:

Website http://caroleproman.com/  

 

Blog http://caroleproman.blogspot.ca/  

 

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CarolePRomanAwardWinningAuthorAndBooks  

 

Twitter https://twitter.com/caroleproman  

 

Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/caroleproman/

 

Reviewed by: Mrs. N

 

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