Today’s post is brutally honest. I hope, after reading this, you’ll understand my need to share our experience.
Did you ever make a parenting mistake so severe that it still makes you cry when you think about it? I made one such horrible mistake two weeks ago…
An author of books already in print contacted me last week, saying she’s considering abandoning her print books because there has been so much in the news about ereaders and ebooks. I told her that would be a huge mistake…
Letters will return next week.
Having a salesman call on a customer can cost hundreds of dollars in expenses. A long-distance phone sales call can be costly, too. But a prospect can be reached for about fifty cents through an ad in a trade magazine. In today’s business marketplace where businesses need to stay lean to stay competitive, effective business-to-business advertising is a must…
The Pitch is important, but when does an author make it? Is it made to a new agent, and to the publishing house executives?
Book Shelved Amid Scam Talk
Three Cheers for Anti-Slapp Laws! Author wins in court against developer who sued for defamation.
Former LVRJ Publisher Admits He Was Behind Righthaven Lawsuit.
Jail House Rocs – a tabloid that publishes arrest photos. Sued for defamation.
We had an adventure on Sunday with a creepy crawly. We were at the gas station and Max, Mason and I were waiting while Richard was pumping gas. Max suddenly shrieked, “Tarantula!”
In January, 2005, I published what would soon become one of my most popular articles, Deadbeat Editor Giving You The Run-Around?. I later heard from dozens of writers who used the advice in that article to collect money from deadbeat editors and publishers.
There have been lots of updates online, of course, and today I am adding a supplement to that article.
Writers should consider paneling for profit. No, I’m not advocating a side job doing home improvements. Writers tend to be primed for discussion panels.