Most authors will tell you “I can only share my own experience.” Nobody wants to piss off Amazon™. It is the number one place to self-publish your book. However, there are some facts to keep in mind, especially if you are first-time author. There are two main reasons people self-publish: They could not or did… Read More Is KDP Select The Right Choice?
Does writing have to be an agonizing event of confronting a blank page? Must we be the starving artist who, like Charlie Kaufman (Nicolas Cage) in the movie “Adaptation,” go to hell and back in our efforts just to begin? Here’s what some successful writers have to say about facing the blank page… The aspiring writer… Read More The Blank Page
With almost seventy percent of Americans wanting to write, one would think there would be far more tools out there. It has taken some time for me to find them. Let me save you some time and effort. My first breakthrough in my quest to find economical sources for critiques and editing was Critique Circle.… Read More Writing Tools
I would love to tell you that writing is fun, easy, rewarding, and everything you dreamed it would be. For your sake, I won’t do that. It can be. But, you have to get through the rough patches as well. When I decided I would write, the first thing I did was to change my… Read More The Writing Journey Begins