I’ve written about fear before. It can be a huge road block. As I get closer to releasing my first novel, I feel that familiar feeling creeping back.
Would you like to write a novel with James Patterson? It may be a once in a lifetime experience. If that appeals to you, read on.
How does one craft a good, compelling story? Every author will say something different, but I’d wager there would be more similarity than difference. Here’s George Saunders’s take on it.
When I release my first book, Tied, later this month, it will be available as an ebook as well as a paperback. I plan on documenting the process and typesetting is step one (after writing and editing, that is).
I can understand not backing up your work if you write your first draft longhand. Many writers do. Once in the digital realm, however, backup is a necessity.
Last Thursday’s post was about registering copyright, which I feel is a must for every published work. Is there any other forms of protection?
It’s a common fear among beginning writers that our work will be stolen if we place it online. So are there any safeguards I can take to protect myself?
I recently wrote about writing what you know, but the stories I want tell often lead me down unfamiliar paths.
I remember looking out my my window into the backyard and saying “It’s now or never.”
Every writer has been told at least once in their lives to “write what you know”. I hate this piece of advice, mainly because it’s misunderstood.