Every year, at some point in the middle, I look back on the previous few months and bemoan the lack of a new book release. The thinking goes, if I didn’t publish a book yet, then I’m slacking, and losing momentum in the market, and losing readers along the way. […]
It’s happened, or it will happen. Some things are unavoidable. But they’re not all bad! =)
I meant this to be a Facebook post, but it got away from me and turned into a bit of a rant, so I am sharing here instead.
Get ready to say ouch. A lot. Because, here’s the thing: yeah. There is an art and a science to working with another author on a WIP. The science comes in knowing what you want and drawing the lines. The art part is living with those choices. Put on your big […]
Lesson 4: How to Deal With Reviews
Reader reviews are both an honest critique and word of mouth about a book that begins and propagates itself naturally without an author’s interference. If your book made your readers feel strongly about it, your reviews are likely to end up on opposite ends of the spectrum. Keep an eye out for the Goldielocks reviews.