This is an update and expansion of an article I wrote for the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) three years ago. No one wants to think about death, but the reality is it happens to all of us. Many writers
I know that a lot of my posts and emphasis is on helping independent authors who are primarily self-publishing or working with small publishers. However, there are many authors who are hybrid–they self publish and they work with traditional publishers.
UPDATE: June 26, 2021 When I wrote this blog back in April I was working on a secret project around this entire NFT option. Specifically, I had been invited to be in the first group of authors to offer a
“Some has stolen my story!” is something I hear frequently from new authors who obsess over whether to submit to literary contests before a book is published. Or they obsess over whether to submit to Netgalley or send ARCs to
7 minute read In July I read two articles that really challenged my perceptions of the creative writing business. It was like going from a mind-set that had two or three dimensions in black and white; suddenly realizing there are