Screenshot of my paper.li newspaper

Daily Book Marketing and Publishing Industry News

Quick post today! Some of you may have noticed a new link at the top of the screen  labeled: Publishing/Book Marketing News – See the screenshot below: I made a newspaper using Paper.li technology.  It essentially takes some of my regular sources and “auto-generates” a list of daily news.  I’m still tweaking it, but think […]

8 Ways to Increase Your Productivity as a Writer

Writing is hard. If you didn’t already know that then you probably aren’t a writer. It’s pretty fun, too, but we bounce back and forth between write and promote, there are so many things tugging at us when it comes to getting our work done. So here are some of my best tips on how […]

3 Things You Should Do if You’re a New Writer

Perhaps you just finished your first book…or perhaps you haven’t even finished the first chapter. I’ve put a bit of thought into this and believe there are three things you should do if you’re just starting out in the industry: make some writing friends (fid a local writing group), get better at writing (improve your […]

5 Golden Rules for Choosing a Tradional Publisher

5 Golden Rules for Choosing a Tradional Publisher So…you’re pursuing a tradional publisher. Here are the 5 rules every writer should follow when choosing a publisher: 1. You should never pay the publisher.  Let 3 me repeat: YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY THE PUBLISHER! They pay you!  If they ask for money for cover art or […]