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