Monday, November 25, 2013

Important Insights into Indie vs Traditional Publishing



If you're undecided between Indie and traditional publishing, and how each affects income at The Business Rush , the June 13, 2012 article, "Hurry Up. Wait", by Kristine Kathryn Rusch explains important differences between Indie and Traditional publishing, including detailed accounts of how and when authors should expect their book(s) to return any profit.


Saturday, November 23, 2013

Time Zones, Holidays, and Much More

Writers often need facts about time zones, calendars, special days, moon phases and other data and here Time and Date is a website that provides many of them.
 

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Websites That Feature Good Writing You Can Learn From


Online websites that feature good writing:
Long Story Short,
www.alongstoryshort.net

Fiction 365, www.fiction365.com

Internet Review of Books, http://www.internetreviewofbooks.blogspot.com/

Pure Slush, http://pureslush.webs.com/

A tender touch, http://atendertouch.blogspot.ca/p/two-poems-by-joanna-m.html

Blue Lake Review, http://bluelakereview.weebly.com/


Friday, November 15, 2013

Check Out That Publisher Before Signing a Contract

Check out that publisher!


Before you sign a contact with any book publishers take precautions. At the first mention of a contract with any publisher at all, always check with these sites:
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America; Writer Beware:

http://www.sfwa.org/for-authors/writer-beware.


Preditors & Editors: http://pred-ed.com

And, as always, google "name-of-publisher complaints"

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Short Story Writers Rejoice ~~


Small screens mean more interest, more sales, or so said the article, "Good Fit for Today's Little Screens: Short Stories," by Leslie Kaufman, in the New York Times.

If you write short stories and have found this to be true, please post your comment below. Thanks. ;0))