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One of the curses of being a writer is when people say “I've had a fascinating life. You should write about me.”
I've had a fascinating life myself. I caused a small riot in a train station in Hanover, Germany, and another riot in a marketplace in…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2013 at 7:00pm
Websites are now as important for establishing identity as a birth certificate or a driver's license. Yet, I've noticed that once an author puts one up, the site is often forgotten and neglected.
I research authors when they send me query letters in my capacity as acquisitions editor for Oak Tree Press. I like to know who I'm dealing with and, short of doing a background check, websites are all I have to give me an inkling of their accomplishments up to this stage in their…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2013 at 7:30pm
Independent presses have a lot to offer today's aspiring authors. The slush pile is smaller and the chance for an unknown, untried author to get a contract is greater. Unlike large publishing houses, there's still very personal interaction between editors and writers. Unlike self-pubbed books, the publishing house takes care of cover art, lay-out, printing and distribution. Authors are nurtured and a bond builds between the author and publisher.
Posted on December 28, 2012 at 7:00pm
Second to writing fiction, my passion is marketing. I know some people dread this part of the process of being an author. I was one of those who had to be dragged into cyber marketing, fighting every inch of the way. I didn't have time for reading blogs on the Internet or interacting with those who did. I couldn't afford to buy all the books they tried to ram down my throat and wouldn't have time to read them if I wanted to. No, I wanted people to buy MY…Continue
Posted on November 28, 2012 at 9:00pm
Posted on October 28, 2012 at 7:00pm
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Short blog on Stacy Juba's site today, and one on the Oak Tree site that was supposed to go up next week, but I screwed it up and put it up today. sigh. Believe it or not, I am trying. Oh, and I did receive an invitation to do a blog at Writers Who Kill in February.