Writer’s legal issues, part 2

The legal plight of authors A five-part series of NOT legal advice by somebody who is confused Part 2 COPYRIGHT 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, this is the second installment ofContinue reading “Writer’s legal issues, part 2”

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”

Author’s Platform

You’ve decided to write a book. There are several different reasons for this. You may have the urge to write due to one or more of them. Aside from the masochistic streak, of course. I posted a poll in 2020 and got all kinds of answers as to why people write. Some wanted to getContinue reading “Author’s Platform”

Brick and Mortar vs Online Bookstores

I’ll start with an anecdote. Back when the dinosaurs walked the Earth, 1964 or 1965, I saw Disney’s version of Jules Verne “20,000 League Under the Sea”, the 1954 film. I loved it. Of course, the next week when my friends and I played, they wanted to be either Ned Land or Captain Nemo. Me?Continue reading “Brick and Mortar vs Online Bookstores”