In the race to satisfaction, books are marathons, not a sprint. They take time to write, to discover, and to enjoy. They require focus and imagination, the ability to read yourself into the story until it feels like you are living it. If you’ve trained your brain for a sprint, you won’t bother with a marathon. You might not think you have what it takes to go the distance…
Lesson 3: The Nitty Gritty Meta
Metadata is data about data. In this case information about your book. Blurbs, keywords, genres, and ISBN numbers are all metadata.
Lesson 2: What’s In A Name?
Your name is your brand. It’s how people know you. It will be in your web address (when you’re ready for a custom URL) and on the covers of your books. The more you put it out there, the more people will see it, so be sure it’s a good one.
Lesson 1: KISSASS
Keep It Simple, Stylish And Self-Sustainable.
This year will mark the 3-year anniversary of my first big acceptance letter. I’ve gone through a lot of ups and downs in that time, learned tons, not just about writing, but also publishing and everything that surrounds it. I’ve also learned a lot about life in general and my […]