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Work/Life Balance: The Craziest Weekend Ever, Part II

Behold! The long awaited (not really) sequel to the blog post detailing the insane adventure of going to The Writer’s Digest Conference while simultaneously attempting to manage my son’s fifth birthday weekend. 2,468 more words


You have to get down in the weeds to win

You have to consider your writings as products and market them if you ever hope to show a profit. The “Art” of writing well is a skill you have acquired over time and through a great deal of effort. 642 more words

The Business Of Writing

I'm a published author!

Hello, Dear Reader! 

I finally put my head down and published my first book 11 days ago, 119 Style Boosts from the Size15Stylist.

I was responsible for everything from writing, drafting, editing and proofing, to technical details, pricing and marketing. 64 more words


Redefining “Support”: What You Need To Know In Order to Support Yourself As A Writer

By Jennie Jarvis

I’ve been teaching writing – either via workshops or in a professional institution like at a University – for over 10 years. While my students and the kinds of writing I teach have changed, one thing has always remained the same: I always get asked the same question. 997 more words


Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 021 with Diane Capri


In the latest episode of the Kobo Writing Life Podcast, we welcome NYT and USA Today bestselling author Diane Capri. KWL Content Manager Christina Potter and US Manager Christine Munroe speak with Diane – who offered jokingly to change her name to Christine for the purposes of this episode – about her daily writing life, the benefits of collaboration and mentorship, strategies for selling well on Kobo, and more. 517 more words

The Business Of Writing

The Business of Writing

This has been a troublesome year as far as my profitability goes (I am a past master at understating the obvious). First, I spent way too much of my savings on setting up an E-Commerce page on a new web site to market audio book versions of my first two novels only to learn that the sales people at the web hosting service didn’t have a clue about the limitations of their E-Commerce applications. 364 more words

The Business Of Writing


Some of you may remember Haley’s Magic, a NaNo I wrote for a special little boy and his sister.  It ended up being YA (12+) but that’s okay, there’s nothing in it they shouldn’t hear.   1,536 more words