Outstanding Review from Midwest Book Review for Lila Dooley’s "Each Step I Take"

“The author, Lila Dooley, was just thirteen years old when she wrote ‘Each Step I Take.’ Consistently compelling and deftly crafted from beginning to end, it is no exaggeration to observe that ‘Each Step I Take’ is one of those extraordinary works that can be a life altering read. Unreservedly recommended for the personal reading …

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Writing Contests and Journal Submissions for Summer 2016

June $300 Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize Deadline: June 15, 2016 Got something short, sharp, and snappy to tell? Wow us with 1000 words of economical and brilliant storytelling. Final contest judge is flash fiction master, Bob Thurber. (Look him up! Seriously. You’ll thank me later.) Entry fee $15. Prize $300 and publication in Pulp Literature …

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Building Your Author Platform

For indie and self-published authors, there’s a lot of talk about building your author platform and/or your marketing platform. Some people see these as two distinct entities while others may argue that they are the same thing. We won’t get into the semantics of that. The key is really just creating a platform, which means …

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Creative Ways You Can Monetize Your Author Status

“Most authors obsess over one statistic: the number of books sold,” Joan Stewart starts her recent article in The Future of Ink: “33 Revenue Streams For Authors – Even If You Write Non-Fiction.” You might be saying to yourself: “Well … duh, of course. That’s what authors should be obsessing about!” Certainly, that’s an important …

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A Guide to Indie Publishing: A Savvy Workshop with Lisa Akoury-Ross of SDP Publishing Solutions

Do you have a book in you? If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a published author, this event is for you! Join Lisa Akoury-Ross of SDP Publishing and Savvy Workshop to learn about how to successfully publish your own book! When: Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) Where: Savvy Workshop …

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More Winter Writing Contests

There are lots of great contests and journals that are accepting submissions right now for many different types of work, including fiction, non-fiction, fan and flash fiction, essays, short stories, and poetry. Why enter writing contests, you ask? Entering these types of contests can help you keep your writing and publishing momentum going. Submitting to …

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Celebrating SDP Publishing Authors’ Successes, and Looking Forward to 2015!

At SDP Publishing, we love it when our authors and their books get recognized by reviewers, bloggers, or other media outlets! This year has been a great one for many of authors who have received awards, great reviews, news coverage, and mentions on prominent blogs in their fields. Looking back on the year, we’re very …

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SDP Publishing Author, Rosemary Hanrahan Edwards, Receives High Praise from the 22nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

At SDP Publishing, we love it when our authors and their books get recognized by reviewers, bloggers, or other media outlets! Our most recent success story comes from Rosemary Hanrahan Edwards, whose book When Dreams Touch received high praise from the judge of the 22nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Here is some of …

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Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition – Deadline January 16, 2015

Think you can write a winning story in less than 1,500 words? Enter the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition for a chance at$3,000 and a trip to the 2015 Writer’s Digest Conference, PLUS national exposure for your story! Wondering what’s in it for you? A chance to win $3,000 in cash Get national exposure for your work A …

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Mariner’s Hollow Listed as Recommended Reading by Stevo's Book Reviews on the Internet

At SDP Publishing, we love it when our authors and their books get recognized by reviewers, bloggers, or other media outlets! Our very own F.G. Capitanio’s Mariner’s Hollow has been listed on the Recommended Reading by Stevo’s Book Reviews on the Internet for November 2014. You can see the full list of Stevo’s Recommended Reading …

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