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
The Costs of Self-Publishing
There are many advantages to self-publishing your book. As a self-published author, I've found the experience to be very rewarding. It's a lot of work, but fortunately, there are numerous resources out there to help you. Unfortunately, you need to be careful when choosing people or companies to help you. Here are some of the … Continue reading The Costs of Self-Publishing
The Plague of Independent Publishers
Today, we're going to talk about the plague of independent publishers. There are more small presses than any of us could possibly count. They pop up seemingly overnight, publish ten or two-hundred books or so, and then vanish, often leaving bewildered authors to pick up the pieces of their publishing careers. Though there are vanity … Continue reading The Plague of Independent Publishers
Can You Afford an Attorney? Can You Afford Not to Hire One?
Attorneys are expensive. Few of us starving writers can afford to hire one, but when faced with a publishing contract, can you afford NOT to hire an attorney? Before I get into the meat of this post, I want to make a few things very clear: I am not qualified to give legal advice. (That's … Continue reading Can You Afford an Attorney? Can You Afford Not to Hire One?