You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat: Getting serious about self-publishing

Let’s get a few things straight here. Self Publishing is not: -easy -cheap -for people who can’t write Self Publishing is: -expensive -time consuming -for anyone who wants to run a small business Okay but why the Jaws analogy? Because self-publishing is a lot like fishing. Anyone can do the basics, but to be successful… Read More

Small House, Big Competition: the evolution of publishing as we know it

Before we begin the learning portion of today’s exercise, I would like to open with the following statements: If you think e-readers are the downfall of civilization and the writing industry as we know it, turn back now. If you think self-publishing is only for People Who Can’t Write, there’s the damn door. If you… Read More

Let’s Talk About Sex, Part 3: Be Explicit

In this, our final installment of our ‘how to write better sex’ series, we will be discussing the finer points of this unique body of writing. Part One discussed researching the science of sex; Part Two illustrated the many ways which authors can write sex in character. We wrap the series the best way we can to prepare you… Read More