Self-publishing outstripped the traditional publishing market in terms of titles produced around 2010. Yes, you might agree, but how many of those titles are complete rubbish? Furthermore, selfies are the ones who got rejected from real publishers so what could I possibly have to learn from them, right? There have been naysayers since the dawn
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You’ve put words on a page. Thousands of them and hundreds of lines. Take a minute to look at the word count at the bottom of your screen. Yes. You did this. And just like standing on top of a mountain after months, perhaps even years, of diligent practice and conditioning…after you snap
Continue reading How to Really Write That Book (The Finishing Touch) – Part 3
Not to be a stickler for organization, but it’s important when you’re embarking on a long journey. It’s helpful to think about writing a book in terms of getting a college degree. Even if you go full time and take maximum credits or challenge every class, it will still take you a certain amount of
Continue reading How to Really Write That Book – Part 2
Yes, there are parts and I’ll tell you why. It takes more than a good idea to make it onto the NYT best-seller list. There is an old saying that goes, “If you’re going to eat an elephant, do it one bite at a time.” The reason I am writing about this at all is
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