Top 10 Best-Selling Books in Self-Publishing for January 2015

Self-Publishing News for Self Publishing Authors

Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full-service self-publishing and book marketing company, is pleased to announce its top ten best-selling titles for January 2015, according to combined data from Ingram Book Wholesalers and Outskirts Press Direct via These authors have likely created a solid book marketing strategy and put it into motion either by themselves or with the help of a Personal Marketing Assistant.

In alphabetical order, the top ten best-selling books in self-publishing during the month of January 2015 were:

Congratulations to our best-selling authors for the month of January 2015!

How can you get your book on the bestseller list? While we can’t make any guarantees on sales success, many of our most successful authors invest time and money in marketing themselves and their book. Authors who are in need of a marketing boost often turn to a Personal Marketing Assistant for help.

All of these books…

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Top 10 Self-Publishing Book Marketing Tactics for January 2015

For fellow writers ready to publish. Want to collaborate our knowledge for marketing a book email me at

Self-Publishing News for Self Publishing Authors

Book marketing is one of the most important pieces of being a successful self-publishing author. Outskirts Press is an industry leader in providing post-publication support, products, and services to its growing family of published authors.

Your book is written. Your book is published. Now what? Our list of Top 10 Book Marketing Tactics can help you prioritize your book marketing efforts by providing you with excellent marketing and promotional tactics you should consider pursuing.

These are the marketing products and tactics determined to be most popular by our authors for the month of January 2015, listed below in alphabetical order:

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Happy Holidays 2014


Downtown Hot Springs, AR-Christmas 2014

Remembering the past twelve months, feeling gratitude for all they’ve offered. There’s been plenty to smile about and to be excited about; much to consider and decide how it will affect following moments. Most of all, they have given Kreative Inspiration that will flow into the new year. I’m happy about what has come, along with what is coming.

May your Christmas be merry and New Year’s day bright. And may your heart, mind, and soul be filled with delight.

Best wishes,
Dee Wes & Kreative Inspirations


Self portrait, Caroline Allen — Budapest 2006

Often new writers work from a semi-autobiographical viewpoint. We write about our families, our lives. We fictionalize it, but still the characters and setting are based on what we know. Well, we need to tell these stories. That’s often why we want to write. We see our lives as universal stories, full of truth and pathos that not only affected us, but can affect others.

I was working with a client on his book recently. He said: Everyone likes my final chapter the best, and it’s the only one that’s fully fictionalized. We started a discussion on why the fictionalized chapter might be more compelling than the ones based on “truth”. I realized that the same was true on a section of Earth, the novel I’m refining. The section most readers often liked the best was the most fictionalized. Here’s a snippet:

We were out back, on the porch. It…

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HAPPY Happiness DAY! (spread the joy):)


International Day of Happiness

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012. Assembly Resolution A/RES/66/281 states in pertinent part:

The General Assembly,[…] Conscious that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal,[…] Recognizing also the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness and the well-being of all peoples, Decides to proclaim 20 March the International Day of Happiness, Invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental organizations and individuals, to observe the International Day of Happiness in an appropriate manner, including through education and public awareness-raising activities[…]

—United Nations General Assembly, Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 28 June 2012[1]


Happiness 1st Institute vows to celebrate International Happiness Day by providing free seminars with tips and tools to increase happiness and awareness of the benefits of happiness each year. Happiness 1st Institute and the International Society of Happiness Professionals challenge other happiness professionals to provide free happiness increasing and awareness information on International Happiness Day in the spirit of greater happiness for all the worlds people.[2]
Happy Newcomer Inc. in association with The Bolivian Center for Research in Positive Psychology have organized a campaign for the International Day of happiness by developing a web portal where people can share events and activities planned for this day.[3]
Happiness International is encouraging people to make a “Happiness Day Resolution” by choosing one action supporting their happiness to continue developing over the coming year. To help people select the best action to match their needs for happiness, they are offering free access to their science-based online Happiness Planner™.[4]
Day of Happiness has organized their ACT campaign asking people to do three things on the International Day of Happiness: Accept the pledge, Cheer happy heroes, and Take part on the day.[5]
In celebration of the day, is offering the free workbook “One Day of Fluent Happiness” to all visitors.

See also

Annual ancient Nowruz celebrations, the beginning of Spring on 20th or 21 March.

1. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 28 June 2012

External links

Official website
International Day of Happiness’s channel on YouTube


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Tips 4 Writers: Author of “I am NOT a Serial Killer”

Dan Wells is an awesome story structure instructor, in my opinion. Like he say is this video, there are no rules for writing, but the 7 point system he uses and the way in which he shares this information is engaging and easily understood. I found this to be worth sharing with you.

This is a 5 part video series with Dan Wells explaining his perspective of Story Structure. Video 1 and 2 explores the Hero’s Journey plot structure. Video 3 explores the Romance plot structure. What area of story structure does Video 4 and Video 5 examine? You tell me!:)

Best wishes with your writing.


DeMeitta Wesley

Kreative Inspirations

Dan Wells on Story Structure

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Video 4

Video 5

Getting in the Mood of Love (Inspiration for Kreativity)

GOOD MORNING! How are you, today?

I feel fabulous. I’m off to an early start on my project.

Novel writing takes time, energy, and ability to capture a particular mood within self and in the form of what is written. This is the way to magically transport readers from their personal world to a different place with satisfying experiences.

I’m not ready to give a full overview of the novel I’m writing, but I will say it will express love in some fashion…I’m designing the structure for that now.

It’s cold outside today. But, I feel warm and fuzzy inside.
Snow in the Promenade

A song from the cartoon movie Frozen started singing in my mind, “Love is an open door.” This led me to YouTube to have the full experience. I loved it.

After watching this video, I remembered my sister and her girlfriend. They were the ones who introduced me to the movie. My sister is younger, more outgoing, and social than I am. The older I became with concern about establishing a successful future the less engaging I was with my sister. This movie really did an excellent job portraying scenarios that feel familiar.

I identify most with the eldest sister. Here is the clip where she decides to “Let it Go.”

I enjoyed all three of these clips and now I am ready to rock and roll. My project awaits.

Best Wishes,
DeMeitta Wesley &
Kreative Inspirations

Tips for Writers (Scenes and Sequal)…are they working perfectly?”

Chances are since you have chosen to read this post you are in process of creating or recreating scenes in a written piece of work. I am working on a super awesome novel and today I went out into the worldwide web for information about creating effective scenes. A story, especially novel length, is nothing more than a beautiful necklace of scenes that readers wear with their imagination as they read. We, as authors and architects of these scenes, must confidently choose appropriate materials and design to achieve delivery of a true work of art.

I really liked visiting with the author who wrote the article I am recommending. Not only does he effectively explain Scenes and Sequals, in a way that was easily understood seeming easy to apply, his style is grabbing and insightful. Click this link to formulate your own opinion—> Writing Scenes and Sequals

Best Wishes and Happy Writing!
DeMeitta Wesley &
Kreative Inspirations

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