I strive to offer my experiences as an independent creator with the perspective of a veteran beginner. Whenever I can teach or share, I write an article for my blog, Scribtotum.
scrihb-tote-um (Noun): A portmanteau combining the words “scribe” (writer) and “totum” (roughly Latin for “the whole thing”). Borrowed / adapted from the word “factotum” (one who does all kinds of work) to mean “one who writes on all kinds of subject matter.”
I’ve got big plans to meet big goals as a DIY, independent creative entrepreneur in 2015. The what, the why, and the how are all spelled out in this post!
Lots of folks are reading The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer. I did, too. Here’s my take on this memoir / how-to / inspirational hybrid book.
I post my gross earnings as an independent author and creator. If you’re an indie author or otherwise make some or all of your living as an independent creator, I challenge you to do the same. Here’s why…
You’re an indie author. You have a website, of course. Optimize it to be the best indie author website it can be.
Authors: This Secret To Selling Books On Social Networks Will Completely Change The Way You Sell Books On Social Networks
The secret authors need to know when they want to sell books on social networks.
How and why each novel or short story can serve to lead readers to the rest of your work.
Presenting the neo-patronage platform Patreon. Could it work for self-published authors as well as it does for musicians and video bloggers?
Checking out the features of Grammerly, a writing aid and proofing web application.
“Write every day” is probably the most common bit of advice you’ll hear experienced writers give folks who’ve come more recently to the craft. And yet…