Category Archives: Self Publishing

“BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KUNSTLER PASSES THE HAT”

That was the title of a featured story in this morning’s Times Union (Albany, NY). If a best-selling author, with multiple appearances on “The Colbert Report,” documentary films and a wildly successful blog-not to mention 18 fiction and nonfiction books … Continue reading

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The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2016

I have been following Jane Friedman’s blog for some time now, and have utilized many of her resources. Since 2013 she has been providing the latest must-know information about publishing options, updating annually. Yesterday she added 2016 to her series: … Continue reading

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Targeting Genre for Big Sales

I’ve been following C.S.Lakin at LiveWriteThrive for several years now. I also hired her for a couple of critiques, and learned a humbling ton about how to write a stronger novel. Susanne is a staunch supporter of self-publishing, but as … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF MULTIPLE SETS OF EYES

No, I’m not describing a fantasy character with lots of eyes. I’m talking about the importance of having multiple people view your manuscript before you consider it ready to shop for an agent or publish it yourself. Maybe I’m stating … Continue reading

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Great review of In Her Mother’s Shoes

Okay, so I didn’t win the WD Self Published Book Competition. But I felt like a winner when I received this evaluation of In Her Mother’s Shoes: 22nd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards Entry Title In Her Mother’s Shoes … Continue reading

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THE VALUE OF PROFESSIONAL AND PEER CRITIQUES OF YOUR WRITING

We work hard at our writing. And if we keep working, there’s a good chance we will get better at it. But there’s also the chance of not being objective about something that doesn’t work – perhaps because it is … Continue reading

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THE BLOSSOMS OF SPRING

I’ve posted a string of negativity and disappointments over the past several months. Well, spring seems to have sprung early in the northeast, and with it, some positive activity with my writing. As you may recall (I whine about it … Continue reading

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