The business side of things is an aspect that many creative types like to ignore or minimize as much as possible. And this is fine if you just want to write as a sideline or a hobby and aren’t at all interested in making a full-time career of it. But what if writing as aContinue reading “Writing Professionally”
October was a very full month. There were a few days of relative inaction, but most were spent entirely on this project or that–especially where it came to setting up ads and promos for Knights of Aralia, which I put on pre-order back on the 7th (details here). November will be most interesting. Though myContinue reading “Plans for November”
This past weekend, I attended my first ever live event as an author at Free Fur All in Glenpool, OK. And I must say, whatever may have been my expectations going in, they were quite pleasantly shattered. Now, I don’t know what other conventions are like, whether this measures up to them in size, scope,Continue reading “My First Live Event: Free Fur All, 2022”
Once you’ve been published, you might think that your job is done, and that it is time to move on to your next project. You would be right on the latter account; wrong on the former. There are a number of ways to get the word out about yourself and your book. Here I shallContinue reading “Marketing Matters: The Art of Self-Promotion”
Once you’ve got your book, story, et cetera published, it is time to move on to that third phase that relatively few of us introverted writer types bother to think about: marketing.