Different Strokes for Different Folks

What are some points to consider as you’re trying to decide whether and how to publish your manuscript? Are you ready to compete with the big guys? If you’ve– spent a good deal of time studying the craft of writing written about 10,000 hours (more on this later) taken your manuscript through a critique process […]

Exciting Possibilities

We’ve talked a bit about traditional and digital publishing and the new possibilities in the publishing industry. Let’s talk today about types of publishers. Major publishing houses produce most of the books you see in stores. These are the books you see reviewed on the New York Times bestsellers list. Lots of preparation, production, and […]

Summer Excursion

Summer is a time for going new places and trying new things. The entire publishing industry is “going new places” these days as many writers try new things– E-Books! In the next few weeks, we’ll take a closer look at these changes and give you some tips in case you’d like to dive in yourself. […]

Writing Lesson 2.35 – Wasting Time?

Summer is here! It’s tempting to sleep late, play games, watch TV, or waste yourself in your favorite way. I can relate. I’m not the person to talk to you about time management. Well, maybe I am since it’s a problem for me. I frequently get lost on the Internet or in emails. Time can […]

Writing Lesson 2.33 – Tools of the Trade

Do you know how to properly use a keyboard? I’d say many of you type using the “hunt and peck” method. Over time, you think you’re proficient with a few fingers and know where the letters are, but the keyboard is designed to use all your fingers in the most efficient way. I’m not an […]