Archive for January, 2016

Where’s Your Writers’ Pain?

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Where is Your Writers Pain? If you’ve spent as much time writing over the years as I have, you are probably experiencing at least occasional pain of the repetitious sort. This is especially true if you sit at the computer for as many hours per day as I do. So where is your pain? In […]

The Changing Face of Book Promotion

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

I’ve been silent for too long. Been writing and also promoting my fiction. Today I’m in promotion mode. Some things have come to my attention and I think they might be of interest to you. First, I’ve said this before—as an author, you should be subscribing to and READING appropriate newsletters (which are mainly enewsletters […]

Print Books Are Selling

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Did you see the news in Publishers Weekly this week? Print sales are up—yes, again. Those of you who prefer the ease and thrift of publishing only ebooks, take note. Those who stubbornly produce print as well, rejoice. The print book is not dead. According to Nielsen BookScan, sales were up 2.8% in 2015. Sales […]

Blogs and Blogging for Authors

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Is blogging passé? Should authors sign up for a facebook page, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth? YES, but not to the exclusion of a website and a blog (or 2 or 3). I know, I know, it’s darn hard to do it all. But if you’re responsible for a household and a family, you’ve been […]