On this relatively mild, sunny March day (mid-thirties), after an obnoxiously long and brutally cold/snowy winter, I can’t stop daydreaming about flowers and butterflies and spring and the warmth of summer to come. 533 more words
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Do we have an editor to thank for To Kill a Mockingbird?
In today’s shifting landscape of publishing, there is a lot of talk about what value the traditional systems bring to it. 679 more words
I had an interesting experience recently, one that emblemized the continuing turf-wars indie writers can get unwittingly caught up in amongst factions of the publishing world: those with whom we’ve attempted to engage with little or no success (traditional publishers); those we’re seeking to involve in our independent marketing efforts (bookstores), and those who actually give us the platform and opportunity to fulfill our goals as creative writers (Amazon, Smashwords, and others). 1,490 more words
Would I buy a book that didn’t have any reviews on Amazon? No. With so many demands on our time, from work to family, and options to spend time, from watching television to playing sports, I think it’s fair to say that time is precious. 515 more words