Angela’s Desk

We Honor our Fallen Heroes

  Here at WritersWeekly and Booklocker, we honor those who answered the call of their country…

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For May, 2021!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For May, 2021!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals. We've been savings these for a few weeks now so there are a LOT to entertain you! …

Is Your Client Feigning Ignorance? Don’t Be a Dummy!!

Is Your Client Feigning Ignorance? Don’t Be a Dummy!!

Something that really gets my goat is when people pretend to be stupid in order to take advantage of me in some way. After being in business for 23 years, I've seen my share of Faux Ignoramuses...…

Should You Pay to Appear on a Podcast?

Should You Pay to Appear on a Podcast?

I was very interested in one podcast series but the narrator's voice had a twangy tone that reminded me of a screechingly bad note on my guitar...…

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For March, 2021!

World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals For March, 2021!

Oh, yes! We know you’re excited!! Today, we’re going to share another installment of our popular column, World’s Worst Query Letters and Book Proposals. We've been savings these for a few weeks now so there are a LOT to entertain you! …

2021 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

2021 Self-Publishing Price Comparison!

Considering self-publishing? Check out this price comparison featuring 17 of the most popular Print on Demand publishing service providers! …

9 Reasons NOT to Use BookBaby to Publish Your Book

9 Reasons NOT to Use BookBaby to Publish Your Book

We were recently contacted by an author who wants to move his book from BookBaby to BookLocker. He says it takes them too long to print and ship a book. We took a look at their current "terms of service" and this is what we found...…

Copyright Infringement or Plagiarism…or BOTH?

Copyright Infringement or Plagiarism…or BOTH?

Entire sections of the book contained information taken from websites but no websites or writers were given credit. So, is this copyright infringement or plagiarism? In this case...…

MORE COMPLAINTS about AuthorHouse!

MORE COMPLAINTS about AuthorHouse!

Holy Moly! There are some FURIOUS authors posting complaints online about AuthorHouse and their parent company, Author Solutions!…

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