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
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
It’s been said that professional writers don’t worry about other writers stealing their ideas. I’m sure it doesn’t happen often, but it’s gotta happen sometimes, right? Because, everything’s a remix, after all. That is, there are very few new ideas
I took yesterday off work and spent the entire day editing my first draft. This was mainly because I felt I was behind schedule. I’m not sure how you get behind schedule when you are self-publishing, but if you don’t
What does it mean for a writer to fail? It could mean several things. It might mean a simple failure to communicate. The words become garbled, or overly-complicated, and the reader fails to understand, or worse, receives a completely different message than the