Monday, April 1, 2013

NEWS: chicklits or classics, don't quit day job, top 10 self-publishing mistakes, of friends and judgement

Chicklits or Classics? It can be BOTH. (2013 February 7)
"On Monday, author Maureen Johnson challenged the Twitter hive-mind to chick lit-ify the classics."
Insightful and hilarious!

Don’t Quit Your Day Job – Traditional Publishing by the Numbers (2013 February 7)
" can take many authors a decade or more to graduate to becoming full-time writer."
Great analysis. On a related note...

The Top Ten Mistakes Writers Make When Self-Publishing a Book (2013 February 1)
"Writing for the wrong reason. The most common wrong reason to write a book is to make a lot of money. Statistically, you’re heading for disappointment."
Write for the love of it. Also, editing is important too, see reason #2. Respect your consumers.

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