An updated version of a post from Feb. 2022 Apparently, 81% of people in the U.S. want to write a book. That's enough to say that most people want to write a book in this country, and I suspect the numbers would be pretty big in other countries, too. On the one hand, it's a … Continue reading How Do You Write a Book?
Reblog: The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice by James Harringtons Creative Work
Publishing is a tough road to navigate. Please check out the links below. These are previous posts I’ve made about the ins and outs of publishing. They should be of assistance in your journey: […] The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice — James Harringtons Creative Work For all of … Continue reading Reblog: The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice by James Harringtons Creative Work
Reblog: A Field Of Mines: Publishing Twitter by Path To Publication
Post by L.O. Nobi First of all, I want to start by saying I’m so glad I’ve gotten my blogging mojo back! I hit a serious iceberg on my publishing journey and my creativity ship sank, making me struggle with blogging about this path. Feeling eager now to write this post, made me realize my […]A … Continue reading Reblog: A Field Of Mines: Publishing Twitter by Path To Publication
5 Things That Make Your Book Look Unprofessional
In self-publishing, you must wear many hats. So many, in fact, that you start looking like someone who's selling hats. (Reminds me of the book Caps for Sale - anyone else read that as a kid?) Not only are you a writer, but you must also become an editor, a marketer, a publisher... It’s no … Continue reading 5 Things That Make Your Book Look Unprofessional
Reblog: Write What You Love VS What The Industry Wants? by Path To Publication
Welcome wonderful readers to another Path2pub debate! Topic: Should we writers pursuing traditional publication write books that we love, or what agents/editors are looking for on their wishlists? Should we write the books that excite us, or what is trending in the market? This topic came about after a few followers on Path2pub Twitter told […]Debate: … Continue reading Reblog: Write What You Love VS What The Industry Wants? by Path To Publication
Is Your Book Really Ready to Publish?
I'm not a publisher. I'm not a critic. I'm not even a bestselling author. But I still know what a good book looks like. This is a tough subject to talk about. While I don't want to be too critical - I have such an appreciation for anyone who has the guts to write anything … Continue reading Is Your Book Really Ready to Publish?
So, You Want to Write a Book?
No. 2 in a series of posts designed to give an overview of self-publishing. It’s a beautiful moment. You’re sitting there, thinking about ideas or memories, and all of a sudden it comes together and you say: “I think I shall write books!” (if you’re anything like Jo March). The revelation is easy. So is … Continue reading So, You Want to Write a Book?
Let’s Talk About Self-Publishing
Self-publishing is great...except when it's not. As an indie author myself, I advocate for self-publishing. It's a great way to get yourself out there as a writer, to build an audience and actually make yourself write and publish a book. But self-publishing does have its downsides. After the many self-published books I've written reviews on, … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Self-Publishing