Question for 05/26/2016: According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly.com, What is one of the warnings signs that a so-called “publisher” might be an “Author Mill.” Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD […]
Sharing success with others by extending encouragement and concrete opportunities to newcomers and seasoned writers alike is one of the most personally and professionally rewarding things a freelancer will ever do. By helping others to succeed, a writer’s own sense of purpose and place within the larger writing community is strengthened. It’s a terrific win-win. […]
If I do not receive any royalties for my story next year, would the book be considered no longer in print? In other words, if an electronic book is still available on Amazon, is it considered in print, even if it’s not selling?
For many, the phrase “freelance writing” conjures up images of famous magazines on a newsstand. Often the best-paid work, however, comes from companies that aren’t in the publishing business at all. They’re commissioning articles as part of their content strategy, to either connect with their customers or improve their website’s search traffic.
I can always rely on Angela and BookLocker to expose the truth! We writers are lucky to have her in our corner! Thanks, Angela!
We were recently contacted by an author who was unhappy with BookBaby, and wanted to move his book to BookLocker. But, after sending us his files, and discussing formatting, etc., he asked about how to terminate his contract with BookBaby. I told him to read his BookBaby contract, find the termination clause, and follow the instructions there. He found his contract, read it, and wrote me back, not at all happy with what he discovered…
One of the most frustrating parts about selling the house has been the buyers’ realtor, who appears to be either lazy, disorganized, clueless about her job, just plain unprofessional, or a combination of all of the above. After the initial contract, the inspections occurred quickly but we then had almost two weeks of no communication. Our realtor kept trying to keep things moving but the other realtor was “too busy” one day, “tired” another day, and “boating” on yet another day. Finally, the final deal came together. That was a week and a half ago…
Question for 05/21/2016: According to last week’s issue of WritersWeekly.com, What is another way that print on demand publishers can prey on an author’s vanity? Send your answer through the contact form here. You must be a WritersWeekly.com subscriber to participate in the weekly contests. Subscribe (it’s free!). NOTE: ONLY ONE WINNER PER HOUSEHOLD PER […]