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W hether you're planning to self-publish or go the traditional route, every author needs a "platform" these days. Some authors obsess too much about platform and waste time on pointless overkill. (More about how to skip the time-wasting stuff in my post, 7 ...
W e live in a speed-obsessed culture. Whatever it is we crave—cars, trains, electronics, food, dates—we want them ever-faster-and-furiouser. In fact, much of the developed world seems to be engaged some turbo-charged drag race of the soul, hurtling our fren...
by Ruth Harris Y ou’re happy, even delirious. You’ve finished your first draft! Then you read it. OMG, you think, did I write that? Yes, you did. :-) It stinks. It sucks. It’s so rancid it threatens to warp the time-space continuum. Think you’re alone? Here...
Many thanks, Anne. I am trusting Marian's managerial legs will see off predators. Elaine's scissory tongue will help.
You don't have to write every day | Nathan Bransford, Author
Check out this blog post by Nathan Bransford, the author of How to Write a Novel and the Jacob Wonderbar series
The book industry isn't dying, it's thriving with an ebook assist
Book sales have risen strongly since 2008, not coincidentally since ebooks came on the scene. There’s more than ever to read and people are
Six More Pieces of Bad Advice for Writers to Ignore
Two weeks ago I wrote a post listing some of the bad writing advice that can stand in the way of launching a successful publishing career. B
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Forbes Magazine Names Smashwords to 2014 List of America's Most Promisin...
Forbes Magazine this week came out with their list of America's Top 100 Most Promising Companies for 2014. Smashwords was named #69. The edi
The Seven Things You Need to Become a Writer by Melodie Campbell (Bad Girl)
Stepping away from comedy for a moment to talk about that favourite topic: How to become a published writer. I have over 200 publications, 9
Gravatar: The Cure for the Little Gray WordPress Avatar — The Book Designer
Gravatar: The Cure for the Little Gray WordPress Avatar describes how to use Gravatar.com and reset WordPress Avatars
Higuera tabbed as one of America's best main streets
Popular travel publisher Fodor’s named Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo one of the best main streets in America. Fodor’s included Higuera i
2014 Book Publishing Industry Predictions -- Increased Competition Betwe...
What does 2014 hold in store for ebook authors, publishers and readers? Today I bring you 14 book publishing industry predictions.
How to Meet Our Goals in 2014 - Elizabeth Spann Craig
Simplifying our goals and setting the bar low can help motivate us to complete projects.
This Irate Cookbook Author Represents A Swelling Threat To Facebook's $6...
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Ten Bold Predictions for Ebooks and Digital Publishing in 2014 | Digital...
It’s been another exciting year for the publishing industry – perhaps the most dynamic in the history of the business. Seeing as though 2013
The 15 Hottest Male Celebrities Over 50 @NewNowNext
Brad Pitt turns the big 5-0 today and is still a total dreamboat. We took stock of our male-celebrity fantasy index and realized the 12 [...
Twitter helps iconic NYC bookstore stay in business - BookBaby Blog
NYC's “book row” once boasted over 40 bookstores. No longer. Now there's only one: Strand Books. How have they stayed in business when all o
To Blog Or Not To Blog: Is It Really Necessary? | Your Writer Platform
The big question that writers are really asking is this: will the results I receive from a blog be worth the time I put into it?
Ringo Starr's Lost Beatles Photo Album Pictures - Ringo's 'Photograph' |...
See pics unearthed after nearly five decades in Ringo's basement, complete with commentary from Starr