Why do I write? I’ve asked myself that question recently. Making it in writing is hard—some might say well-nigh impossible. Trying to build a platform is excruciating, grasping for those elusive social media followers. Then there’s the strategizing. Who should I submit to? Should I self-publish? (The answer is no, not unless you have no … Continue reading Should You Become a Writer?
Self-publishing burst onto the scene like every writer's fairy godmother. But when should - and shouldn't - you use it?
Every writer dreams of the fateful day when a publisher will say, “Yes! I want your book!” Unfortunately, that doesn’t happen very often if you don’t have an agent, especially with bigger publishers. But to get an agent, you need to impress one. And to impress one, you need a killer submission. And, unfortunately again, … Continue reading The Eight Most Common Submission Mistakes
So you want to be an author. Fantastic! Have I got the formula for you! (Warning: some satire ahead.)