May was a very spectacular, very busy month! So busy that I haven’t been able to get to this until now. While I didn’t do a lot in the way of writing or translating, I did make massive progress in other areas, and even managed to release a new book in between! June is thusContinue reading “Plans for June”
Category Archives: editing
Plans for May
April was a month that started with great promise, but somewhere in the middle things got rather disorganized, and I was never able to get them put back together again. Even so, I looked over most of my proof of the next book and made a modicum of progress on translations as well. This monthContinue reading “Plans for May”
Plans for April
March was a very full, fairly productive month. It saw the semi-final review of my next book, Knights of Aralia Book II: Evil Rising (slated to go on pre-order sometime this month), as well as the continuation of my several translation projects. April looks to have great prospects. In addition to continuing the above projects,Continue reading “Plans for April”
Plans for March
February was a very full month, and though I did not quite finish all I had hoped due to some unavoidable delays, I nevertheless did finish some and got very close to the rest. I cannot complain in the least. March could prove a very hectic month indeed as I work towards other goals asContinue reading “Plans for March”
Translating Your Work
One way to potentially expand your audience is to offer your work in more than one language. This is especially true if you have extensive distribution networks in countries and regions where a given foreign language predominates. I made a post on translating some time ago, but the emphasis of this post is how toContinue reading “Translating Your Work”
Plans for February
January was a pretty good month. Though not every goal was met, progress was nevertheless made across all fronts. For February, things should continue apace. I would like to continue my translation work, make some much-needed additions and corrections to this year’s Knights of Aralia books, and resume work on my long overdue rough draftContinue reading “Plans for February”
How to Look Professional as a Self-Published Author
Self-publishing still has quite a stigma attached to it, and not without reason. After all, it can be done by anyone who has the means and the time to put his or her work out there with a relative minimum of technical skill required. Hence, self-published books can and often do still turn out lookingContinue reading “How to Look Professional as a Self-Published Author”
Editors and Beta Readers
We all know how helpful it can be to get someone else’s opinion on our work. Sometimes our own inner eye simply isn’t enough to catch all the problems with a manuscript, be they with the story, the grammar, or something else entirely. Hence, a good editor or beta reader can be worth his weightContinue reading “Editors and Beta Readers”
Happy New Year!
Greetings all, and happy new year! May our fortunes only improve here in 2023.
Five Ways to Turn Love of Reading into a Career
It’s been a while since I’ve done a list post, so for my final substantial post of the year, I figured it might be fun to list a few ways you can turn your passion for reading into a profession.