Succeed as a Professional Writer, outside of the Traditional Publishing World by having the right guide: that is your best chance for survival... And this is your guide!
----A step by step guide for Professional Indie Writers, from final draft to publication and launch marketing. This handbook covers publishing / Self-Publishing, editing, cover, and design resources dedicated to moving writers out of the "self-Publishing" associated with vanity presses and enter into the world of professional Indie writing--the world of Independently self-published authors
— Florida Authors and Publishers Association, HOW-TO Book of the Year: Bronze Medallion
— A B.R.A.G. MEDALLION HONOREE
.... With a Foreword by Mel Jolly! --David Wind is a Hybrid author with 40 books of fiction published both Traditionally and Independently. He is a member of the Authors Guild, The Mystery Writers of America, The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and Novelists Inc, and is the President of the Florida Chapter of the MWA for 2020.
----"A great primer for new Indie authors (as well as ones that have been around and are wondering if they are doing everything they can to succeed). The easy, conversational style makes the fact that it is packed with information painless, the screenshot walk-thru's of how to fill-out and accomplish various tasks online were a great idea - I'd definitely recommend!" -- USA Today and WSJ Bestselling Indie Author Amy Vansant
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About the Author
International award winning author David Wind, has published forty novels including Science Fiction, Mystery, and Suspense Thrillers. He lives and writes in Florida, where he and his wife Bonnie, share their home with their dog Alfie, a Moyan standard poodle. Moyan is French for middle—he is between a standard and a miniature poodle.
A Hybrid Traditional and Independent Author, David left traditional publishing in 2008, to become an independently published writer. He published Angels in Mourning, his ‘homage’ to the old-time private detective books of the 50’s and the 60’s. He used to sneak them from his parents’ night tables and read them as a young boy. Angels is a contemporary take on the old-style noir detective. Angels in Mourning won the Amazon.com Book of the Month Reader’s Choice Award.
David’s Contemporary Fiction novel, published in December of 2017, and based on the Harry Chapin Song, A Better Place to Be, was named a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree, signifying a book of the highest literary quality, and written by Independent writers; and received the Bronze Award from Ireland's Drunken Druid International Literary Awards.
The first book of David’s Sci-Fi Fantasy series Tales of Nevaeh. Born to Magic, is an international Amazon genre Best Seller, and a Kindle Review of Books finalist for Fantasy Book of the year. The second and third books of the series, The Dark Masters: Vol 2, and TRINITY: The Battle For Nevaeh, Vol. 3, have both reached the Amazon Top 100 in its genre.
David's Fantasy, Queen of Knights, is a medieval fantasy based on history.
He wrote the Medical Thriller, The Whistleblower’s Daughter, with Terese Ramin. The idea for this Medical Legal Thriller came shortly after the death of a close friend. David said, "I couldn't help but wonder about the medication...."
His suspense thrillers are The Hyte Maneuver, (a Literary guild alternate selection); The Sokova Convention; and, The Morrisy Manifest. Out of The Shadows; and, Desperately Killing Suzanne, are mystery suspense novels.
David’s website: http://www.davidwind.com