Please welcome guest blogger and Cool Gus Team member Amy Shojai to Write on the River.
(Image © Amy Shojai, CABC…Amy’s in house editor.)
When publishing goes KER-FLOOEY, what’s a hybrid author to do? 998 more words
It takes a long time to write a novel. No matter how fast you are, it takes a while. In fact, while some things like NANOWRIMO on Twitter which has people writing at furious pace for a month is good to get the writing down, it is also negative in that quantity is not necessarily quality. 995 more words
A lot going on today for Cool Gus. Actually, we prefer to calls ourselves a publishing partner rather than a publisher. We view the author as being in charge and we facilitate the short distance between the author, who creates the product, which is story, and the reader, who consumes the product. 474 more words
Theme and intent can be interchangeable. Intent is a term I’ve stolen from screenwriters. It took me almost ten years of writing and fifteen manuscripts to realize the critical importance of having an intent to my stories, beyond simply being entertaining and having that intent in my conscious mind. 539 more words