Every now and then you visit, I’ve seen your face before. Maybe you don’t visit as often as you like (certainly not as often as *I* would like), but HERE is where I need you the most. 134 more words
Follow the link below to a great article about Amazon and what it means to work with them as an author.
In ten minutes.
Pointers given by Stephen King.
We’ve all got to admit, Stephen King is pretty successful. There’s no guarantee that if we follow these rules that we will become successful ourselves, but I think even in today’s time, publishing hasn’t changed and following certain rules will get us that step closer (in traditional publishing, be it magazines or books). 31 more words
One of the hardest thing to watch on social media is an author, usually a debut author, getting excited about their upcoming book launch and knowing they are about to get hit around the head with a hard dose of reality. 968 more words
My co-writer found this and described it as 'depressing'. I agree that there are some hard truths in this article, but I knew all these things before I decided to take the self-publishing route. I also stay positive... and do you know why? Because it's business. There are lots of businesses (shops/restaurants/services) trying to start up, and a lot of them fail. To me, that's not a good enough reason not to try.