I am, admittedly, late to the party in reading this one since it was published in 2000. Joseph Ellis is a well-known historian and author and this book won the Pulitzer Prize, so I’m not going to spend time critiquing
I took a break from editing today to look at fonts for the cover. I made the mistake of starting with dafont.com because they have a lot of fonts there. I mean a lot. As near as I can tell
I spend a lot of time listening to NPR. If I’m not listening to my own music collection in the car, the radio is usually tuned to All Things Considered or Morning Edition. Some might say it’s because I’m old.
A few weeks ago I was trying to figure out what genre my book would best fit into. Thanks to the folks on kboards, once again, for pointing me to this post by Julie Ann Dawson. It certainly took some
Someone on kboards recommended this book and since I’ve been debating whether or not to hire an editor, I thought it was probably worth a few bucks to see what the prognosis is for me editing the book myself. This
I wasn’t sure if this was an important question to answer or not. But as I transition from the writing phase to the editing and promotion phase for book one (and, yes, I’ve resigned myself to the reality that there
About a week ago I stumbled across kboards. What is kboards, you ask? It is at once a treasure trove of valuable information for independent authors and the most depressing place I’ve ever been. Not really, but given how long
Last month, I talked about my visit to a meeting of the Missouri Writers Guild and the importance of being vulnerable. I was there to attend a seminar on self-publishing given by fantasy author Liz Schulte. Liz didn’t know she