If you are not already published, understand that while you are aiming to be, it is hard (extremely so), so you still need a job rather than waiting to become a millionaire to pay the water bill.
The pros and cons of indie publishing: Pros Cons Complete executive control over the appearance, pricing, title and other elements of your novel. Lesser access to the extensive book industry connections many publishers offer that aid promotional efforts. Complete ownership of rights and revenue. More admin work for you than if a publisher were to share … Continue reading Writing Tip: 220#
If that large publisher doesn’t yet see your value, this doesn’t mean that a next publisher won’t.
Sometime major publishers will run contests to find the next big thing. Submit to them and then keep submitting. It’s basically the writing lottery.
People think that traditional publishers and self publishing are the only options. But small publishers are another options. There are multiple advantages to choosing a smaller publisher: You have a higher chance of publication (if your book is good and has demonstrable market appeal), especially if your novel is a niche subject pitched to a smaller … Continue reading Writing Tip: 166#
Genre is not necessary to writing a book. Your book will still be your book with or without a genre. But once you're finished, it's time to find a genre!
I'm not a big convention goer, the only ones I've been to are writing ones... Good thing I have a blog about writing! Get ready for a load of free books People love giving away books at conventions...too many books. I now have a shelf devoted to free books. You get free books on … Continue reading My Convention Experiences