So, in the Indie world, there are two kinds of authors: Published and Working to be Published. And just to be clear, Indie mean Independent, so you're doing this all on your own as your own personal publishing house. That said, keep in mind more successful Indie artists will have agents and publicists still working [...]
Ever left on a trip and that last fifteen minutes before you leave the house feel like you have a tornado in your brain? Do I have enough clothes, keys, cell phone, charger...toothbrush, etc? Lord, what have I forgotten?! I am like that presently with the book closing up. Formatting is my hurdle, getting all [...]
If you rely on others to make you happy, you never will be happy. Happiness is something only you are responsible for.
Well, it has begun. Like Mortal Kombat without a Player 2, I have entered into the realm of doing from the realm of talking about doing. I submitted a handful of query letters today and I swallowed very hard on each SEND as if I was choking down a little prayer to go with them. [...]
Being the new guy/gal in any scenario is wretched. It's a time-intensive pain-staking venture into basic self-promotion. That's a very dry way of saying you have to be social. If you broke down the primary colors of any basic relationship, you'll see just how many variants you keep; it's not just business and friends. You [...]
Forcing one out will only lead to chaos and destruction. It will be messy and dirty and you will regret it. Just try to let it come at its own time. I'm talking about creative thoughts. Inevitably when writing, you will come to that point in the road. There is a path leading you to [...]
And over there you will notice... no over there... that way. This is how I feel describing some things in my blog. I really don't know if this is coming across beneficially or not, but hey, I'm trying. Like today's topic: Query Letter. Ok, I am not comfortably close to submitting a query letter yet, [...]