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From First Draft to Release: Revise, Revise (Revise!)

The last thing many authors want to do when they finish the first draft of a book is go back to the beginning and dive in again. But that’s what it takes (usually more than once) to produce a book … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Night in the Hill Country (Felipe Adan Lerma)

One of the significant advantages of self-publishing is that the author has the freedom to write the book that he or she wishes, rather than conforming to a formula that a publisher (rightly or wrongly) has decided the marketplace will … Continue reading

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From First Draft to Release: Starting and Maintaining Your Task List

There are two ways to pass the time from first draft to release: doing your revisions first and everything else second, or overlapping the two processes. There’s something to be said for both approaches, but it will be easier to … Continue reading

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From First Draft to Release: Follow the Yellow Brick Road

With a first self-published book, finishing the first draft feels like crossing the goal line. The second time around, you know better.

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An Interview with Author/Poet/Photographer Felipe Adan Lerma

As you will have gathered from the title to this interview, Felipe Adan Lerma is a man of diverse creative interests.  His latest effort (released yesterday) is a thriller novella titled One Night in the Hill Country, and it follows … Continue reading

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It’s all about Writing (and always has been)

I happened upon a blog entry the other day that asked why J.K. Rowling hadn’t self-published her new crime books. The blogger went on at great length to illustrate the advantages Rowling could have enjoyed if only she had hired … Continue reading

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How Would you React if Your Book was Pirated?

We all know what happened to musicians once Napster came along – millions of people started downloading their music without paying a dime to the authors or publishers of that music. If you’re the author of a self-published eBook, is … Continue reading

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