Celebrating Milestones As I always remind remind writers (and myself), you have to celebrate milestones, no matter how small, because you never know when they will come around again, if at all. The milestone I am celebrating is recouping the cost of my first 100 author copies. It took me a little over a month,Continue reading “Writing as a Business, pt 2”
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Half-way through 2nd novel!
I reached a milestone today that I wanted to share with everyone: I have drafted half of my my latest project, a novel. I know that my 1st novel has not even been officially released, but I was so inspired by this latest story that I was compelled to start it right away. All IContinue reading “Half-way through 2nd novel!”
An Author’s Marketing Journey, pt 4
I’m learning that marketing and promoting your own book is a long haul or, if you prefer a sports analogy, a four-quarter game. Although it is tempting to skip “Marketing Monday,” or whatever time you’ve set aside to do this PR work, perseverance is more than half the fight. For Its Own Sake One ofContinue reading “An Author’s Marketing Journey, pt 4”
Proof copy is here!
Ahhh, there is nothing like holding your own book in you own hand for the first time. The weight of it, the texture of the cover (matte, in this case), and the sense of accomplishment that comes with it. I always advise my student writers to revel in moments of accomplishment and bask in theirContinue reading “Proof copy is here!”