Category : Publishing

21 posts

Writing is Powerful.  You are Powerful.  Powerful writing comes from the heart. This feeling is unique for each writer but, in a nutshell, a writer is powerful because they believe in their work.  The best way to describe a great writer is their ability to connect with their readers in a meaningful and passionate way. …
For a bit of reality and insane humour, about self-publishing a book. The first bit is the humour of it all, how sometimes writers can feel this way, the second is the reality. Steps are important to writing, but sometimes we can feel there is a big push to self-publish a book even when it …
Do you know who you are competing with when you write a blog? The Internet is a big place for a small writer, as there are millions of people on the web looking for something specific, which might not be your writing. You need to get at least some of these people on to your …
People ask “what makes you want to publish a book?” They might not think I am a writer, but I can do it, I have time to improve my writing and time to learn about marketing and other things a self-publisher needs to know. I’ve also published a book, and it’s something I am proud …
While anyone can write about the importance of publishing a book, there is another growing area that many writers overlook until after they publish a book.  This is the e-book- an entirely different format that most writer aren’t used to.  This format is the Kindle, or e-book format, and like it or not, it is …
I was asked this question: Since you are self-publishing are you self-editing? My answer? No I am not self-editing my work, the reason being that I have paid for professional editing, and also I have had others look it over for errors.  It’s important to me to get a second pair of eyes. As much …
What do you need when you decide that your writing is good enough? (Hint: just “good enough” really isn’t!) Most writers who want to have their book published, and have it make them money, and they need to start at the beginning of a long journey to creating a good book. A First draft is …
There is that horrible place in between publishing and writing. It’s the place where you write and send out query letters and wait. The problem is that while you are waiting, your mind comes up with some rather interesting ideas.  Most of them aren’t going to help you, and could actually harm your writing goals. …
Hi Pip upon reading your comment, I began a rather long one, but your question is so good and so valuable that I felt it was a post worthy answer. So here is your comment and questions and below are my long winded answers. Rebecca – Is a lot of your submission-type email so… Ego-laden? …
There are a lot of writing classes available to anyone who wants to write or have dreams of writing.  The key, is to begin.  To write.  To blog, to get started.  Then it is the idea that one must finish it, and then edit it.  Writing classes can help you do this because it is …
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