Book Signings, Fan Fiction Copyright Problems, the Self-publishing Process, and more!

Book Signings, Fan Fiction Copyright Problems, the Self-publishing Process, and more!


How Can I Convince Bookstores To Host A Signing For My New Book?”

After successfully selling my new book in three independent book stores, one owner told me that he couldn’t afford to stock my book. I referred him to the wholesale order link at BookLocker.

8449cvrRandy Evans, author
Red Sky Anthology




Copyright Law Basics For Fan Fiction Authors By Harvey Randall, Esq.

This is an article that should be reprinted regularly in each and every issue.

People who are involved in Fan Fiction (something I relatively recently learned about) are, for the most part, just expressing their love/loyalty over a character. They want to share it and enjoy reading others’ ideas. They mean no harm and simply want to ëdedicate’ their thoughts to a character’s life. In some cases, they are even stimulating more fandom for whatever fantasy they are writing about.

The few works I have bothered to read written by Fans on Fan Fiction are little more than a fragment of something ó a scene, a poem, occasionally a short story (once in a while, a well thought out story). Often not, though. I am sure there are people out there who would argue with me on this point.

I personally think any Fan Fiction website should be shut down…

Read more of Wendy’s comments here.

– Wendy Jones


“I’m Afraid To Self-Publish. Can You Tell Me Exactly What Happens?” It’s Easy! Here’s A List Of Steps!

Every provider might have a slightly different process, but it’s useful to know what the process is up front and to be prepared for it.

– Kristen Steele


If This Article Offends You, You’re Not a Professional Writer

I am 57 years of age, and I have a question:

Do grade schools still teach English spelling and grammar?

I ask this seriously, as I’ve seen thousands of sentincez like this.

It drives me batty when I do it by accident. Does the above example give you the feeling of fingernails on a chalkboard? Because, it’s exactly how it makes me feel!

– Dale Masters

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