Because I’ve been both indie and trad, I’ve blogged this topic a few times but it always comes out fresh. I love every single aspect of my new business—writing, marketing, formatting, conceptualizing, accounting, networking—but you might not. So maybe I can encourage you or scare you away, whichever makes you happiest. Because happiness is more… Read More Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing by Scott Nicholson
Add up all your writing worries and you could, maybe, fill a 1,000 page novel with angst. Writer’s worry about many things: When to write, what to write, where to write, why the hell they are writing. The list goes on. Is this character the right one to take on that character? Should he be… Read More 10 preoccupations writers can do without….
I’m not going to write about how men and women perceive erotica, whether one defines it as erotic and another as pornographic. I think it’s subjective, and the topic has been covered to death. I’d rather provide some real examples of my own experience with writing erotica, and the difference in reactions I’ve encountered with… Read More Erotica and the Sexes by Eden Baylee
A confession: I don’t get writer’s block and I’m not convinced it exists. This isn’t to say that I don’t sympathize with writers who find themselves uninspired, frustrated, or stuck. I do sympathize, and I’ve been in all of those positions. I also understand that it can be really tough to find time to write.… Read More You have to write by Amy Rose Davis
In many ways, I’m not the best person to be weighing in on the issue of POD (Print On Demand) services. I’ve yet to try POD out as an individual writer, and as a publisher, my plans for putting out POD products are still evolving. Nonetheless, I’ve done a lot of thinking about POD: what… Read More Rise of the POD People by Bram E Geiben
For any of you who have spent a day, a week, a month (or more?) staring at a blank screen (or worse yet, avoiding the blank screen), I’m going to give you something that is worth gold: the super-secret cure for writer’s block. There is no spoon. What the hell? No, really. It’s bullshit. There… Read More The Secret Cure for Writer’s Block by India Drummond
Writers write. The thing is: it’s not always practical. Fussy bosses, long hours, screaming kids, a billion and one extracurricular activities—sometimes we just don’t want to make the time to write. So go ahead and boast to the world, “I’m a writer who doesn’t write.” Doesn’t sound right, does it? The words don’t always come… Read More Small writing goals by Reena Jacobs