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Kindle Unlimited and Self-Published Authors in 2016

Kindle Unlimited is often called the ‘Netflix of Books’. For $9.99/month, readers can borrow any book from a catalogue almost 600,000 books strong. Most of the books are indie and self-published titles and include fiction and non-fiction titles. KU is a subscription service hosted by Amazon and has gained increasingly popularity over the years. Many others,…

Waking Olivia by Elizabeth O’Roark: my review 

‘Waking Olivia’ is the first book I’ve ever read by Elizabeth O’Roark and I loved every second of it. It was a unique contemporary romance with just the right amount of angst and drama to keep me hooked. I read it for free through Kindle Unlimited and finished it in a week. I love Will;…

New York Times Bestseller

  I want to make the New York Times Bestseller’s List. Before I turn 30. (I’m 24 right now). It’ll be incredibly hard. I might have a few things going against me. It’s no secret that the NYT Bestselling list has always been dominated by older, Caucasian authors. Big names, mostly, who’ve been playing the…

Write for Money or Fans?

Ah, the age old question all writers must face: do we write for profit or to gain more readers? These appear to be mutually exclusive for self-published writers. After all, if you try to make a buck, you limit your audience to only those who are willing to fork over cash for books. If your…

Wattpad Success and My Self-Publishing Mistakes

As some of you may already know, my book “Cutthroat Carmine” was scouted by Wattpad Headquarters a couple months ago. They wanted to feature my novel on the front pages of their website as soon as I completed it. The only thing they required from me was the promise that I would keep my work…

About Me

My name is Jackie Wang and I am a self-published author, full-time mom and freelance writer/editor. I am incredibly socially active and you can find me on Facebook, Twitter and WordPress. I go by my full name, Jackie Wang, or my nickname, “Chesmok”. Personal Life I live with my husband and 2-year-old daughter in Vancouver, British…