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A Year After Self Publishing

A Year After Self Publishing


I have been writing and curating articles for self publishing for some time now and I feel I have truly learned and shared valuable lessons regarding this field. Today though, I came across an interesting article which I would like to share. It is a writer’s first-hand account on the lessons he learned a year […]

Self-Publishing Self-Test: How To Determine If You’re A Good Candidate For Self-Publishing Your Book

Self-Publishing Self-Test: How To Determine If You’re A Good Candidate For Self-Publishing Your Book


“On first glance, self-publishing a book can seem like the best way to get a book into print. And sometimes, it is. But in the publishing industry, it’s always important to look before you leap. And so we’ve devised a series of questions that authors should ask themselves before taking the plunge into self-publishing. Self-Publishing Your […]

Why You Want Fellow Authors to Succeed

Why You Want Fellow Authors to Succeed


Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
You want your fellow authors to be successful. You even want books similar to yours to do well. And it’s not just about creating good karma. It makes good business sense, too. Some would have you believe that the way to thrive in the competitive publishing business is to play the…

The Vulnerable Author

The Vulnerable Author


Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Introduction Once you press that publish button, your book will be publicly visible. This allows the general public to discover and purchase your book, but it also makes you vulnerable. What could happen? You could spend years researching and producing a book, and in just a few seconds someone can write…

On Authorial “Frauditis”

On Authorial “Frauditis”


Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
Feeling like a writer fraud…. I think this happens to all of us authors, for various reasons. A big case of frauditis struck me this morning, and it’s all because I needed to look something up in one of my Herezoth novels. That happens when you’re…

Back From My Hiatus

Back From My Hiatus


Hi Everyone! I’m sorry I have not been active lately. The post below may explain things but I am back now with this entry for a blogging contest. Odd that it may be about travel, I hope you can support this advocacy (simply by reading this blog) as much as you support my advocacy for […]

How to define a writer? Writers are this:

How to define a writer? Writers are this:


Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
As I get “The King’s Sons” ready for publication at the end of the month (yikes!) and put together my writer’s handbook, “Writing for You: A Novelist’s Guide to the Craft of Fiction,” I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the things that define us…

Review: DEAD HEAT by Bronwyn Parry

Review: DEAD HEAT by Bronwyn Parry


Originally posted on Fair Dinkum Crime:
I am not a fan of the relatively modern trend towards narrower and narrower ‘genrefication’ of fiction because I believe it repels more readers than it attracts (though I’ll admit this is based on anecdotal and experiential evidence rather than the scientific kind). For example, my expectations that something…

Tweets and Treats

Tweets and Treats


Book Review: What is the What by Dave Eggers

Book Review: What is the What by Dave Eggers


Originally posted on bookboodle:
What’s it about? What is the What is the story of a man, who, as a boy, was separated from his family in Sudan’s brutal civil war; who trekked across Africa’s punishing wilderness with thousands of other children; who survived arial bombardment and attacks by the militias and wild animals; who ate…

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