Writer’s legal issues, Part 4

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 4 BOOK PRICING AND ROYALTIES Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. If you’ve hung on this long, you knowContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, Part 4”

Writer’s legal issues, part 3

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 3 BECOMING A PUBLISHER Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. As you know by now, this is the thirdContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, part 3”

Writer’s legal issues

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 1 ISBN Hi and welcome back to my blog. If it’s your first time here, I hope you enjoy the post and consider visiting every week. As you can read above, I’m embarking on a series ofContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues”

Getting paid by word vs. by book

No, I’m not smoking any funny stuff. I don’t smoke anymore. Anything. I used to smoke pipe (tobacco) and cigars, but not anymore for health reasons. My wife would kill me if I did, so staying alive and in good health depends on not smoking. Anyway, here I’m talking about the difference between making moneyContinue reading “Getting paid by word vs. by book”

Hello 2021!

Can you believe it? We made it. We survived 2020! It was so long ago, and yet it feels like it all happened just last week. Oh, wait. 2020 was last week. I’d love to have a motivating, elegant, erudite quote to describe 2020. I don’t. I do have one, though. It comes from “DeepContinue reading “Hello 2021!”

Book Titles

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. What are you up to, quoting the Bard of Avon, you ask? I’m glad you did. I have discussed book covers in another one of my posts. How they are veryContinue reading “Book Titles”

What kind of “pantser” are you?

That is a strange question, or is it? Well, not really. I’ve heard of “discovery” writers. Those are the ones that start the story and allow it to evolve on the page. This is the author that will say the characters made a surprising decision, the plot developed in an unexpected way, they “wrote themselvesContinue reading “What kind of “pantser” are you?”