Before we leave 2016 behind altogether, here is the always popular list of the Top Writing Posts on my site this year. Make sure you didn’t miss anything!
One of the most excruciating aspects of a writing life is the inevitable rejection and failure that go along with the job. It’s not if you are rejected or if you fail—it is when. That manuscript yo…
Source: Surviving Failure and Rejection
Some amazing information on Amazon searches and the URLs that we share for our books with our friends and family.
Also, a really terrific video about halfway down about how Amazon decides which of your reviews to remove and why.
An age old discussion, follow the market or your heart . . .
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If you finished National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with a complete 50K word draft, congratulations! Last year, only 18% of people who started NaNoWrimo finished, so getting this far is a huge…
It seems that recent reports of the demise of ebook sales as compared to print books was not only wrong, it was very wrong.
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Metaphors about textual dark matter or a “Shadow” ebook industry actually fail to capture the dramatic nature of what is happening. Perhaps it would be better..
Most new writers want to know how much attention they should pay to the market, and how much they should just forget about it and write wherever the muse might lead. My take on this is over at Kill Zone.