I've blogged about the topic of new and inexperienced publishers in the past, and for those of you who are regular followers of my blog (and probably sick of reading my lectures about using caution when seeking a publisher), I apologize. For those of you who are new here and might be new to writing, … Continue reading Your Pick of Publishers
TBT: What Can Your Publisher Do For You?
It's Throwback Thursday once again and time for me to post a blast from the past. This week's TBT post harks back to July 2013. I'm not going to post the entire thing, but I am reposting most of it. Why? Because it's my blog and I can do whatever I want. Because this post … Continue reading TBT: What Can Your Publisher Do For You?
Throwback Thursday: The Plague of Independent Publishers
What the heck is TBT? Throwback Thursday! Okay, so what is that? It's a day for people to post blasts from the past, usually pictures of themselves when they were younger. I'm sure you've seen some TBT pics on Facebook or Twitter. Don't worry. I'm not going to post my baby pictures. But, I am … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Plague of Independent Publishers
What Can Your Publisher Do For You?
Hello, it's me again. Harping on small publishers. Yes, I know I've covered much of this territory before, but after talking to a new round of unhappy authors, I thought I'd better talk about publishing again. Over the past couple of days, I've been working on formatting The Seance. I've formatted a book before, but … Continue reading What Can Your Publisher Do For You?
Fear of Formatting
“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game” ~ Babe Ruth If you're a baseball fan, you've read this quote. If you've ever seen A Cinderella Story staring Hillary Duff you will remember this quote from the movie. It's a great quote--and we're going to use a variation of this for today's … Continue reading Fear of Formatting