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Five Things Authors Can Do to Support Their Marketers

Bill's Blog< Return to BlogIf you’ve published or plan to publish a book, you may be interested in seeing what the editors at Penguin Random House have to say about book promotion. Things have changed since I broke into this business more than thirty years ago....

Writing Contests

Bill's Blog< Return to BlogThere are a lot of bogus writing contests out there, typically sponsored by fake literary agents or self-publishing firms. But if you’ve been thinking about submitting your work to a contest, here are some legitimate ones. Click on the...

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 3

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 2

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

The Writer’s Toolbox: Dialogue – Part 1

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

The Writer’s Toolbox

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

The Narrative Hook

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

A Thanksgiving Story

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

E-Book Self-Publishing—It’s a Minefield Out There

Physical Setting: Stage Prop or Story

Here is what I’ve learned about the challenge of writing: There are lots of ups and downs. One moment we’re flying high, convinced we’ve created the next Harry Potter, and the next moment we’re ready to bury the monstrosity we’ve created in the backyard.
But we move forward.

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