Damn it, Jim, we’re authors not marketers.
Like Bones from the original Star Trek, paraphrased above, indie authors are forced to do things we’re not trained to do when we join the landing party of indie publishers. Sure, some writers might enjoy marketing and may even be good at it. But most of us just want to write, so when it comes to marketing our work, we’re the red shirts in the group.
The following links are for those of us who have no idea how to promote our work but want to survive the alien landscape that is marketing.
Scroll down for the section on Reviews. It deserves it’s own special place, and I’ll try to keep the article links current for the latest on Amazon’s rules.