After checking out today’s podcast, you may want to rethink your notions on who should write books and why. Just think… for just a little effort, you can turbo-charge your… Read more »
I’ve got something new today! As an expansion of Notes from Minnesota, I thought it might be fun to interview successful authors and freelancers to ferret out some of their… Read more »
Borders is ka-put. (Not that this is a surprise, it’s just an FYI.)
You should probably read this. 🙁
Read all about it on Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz’s fab blog. Here’s the link.
This article landed in my in-box this morning. Interesting read.
I just sent in 25 smackers to the Minnesota Department of State. Turns out Filbert Publishing is TEN years old this year and I needed to renew the DBA. For… Read more »
Wow. This one floored me. It seriously did. A publisher of a fancy dancy glossy magazine infringed on a writer’s copyright in a big ugly way. Then she got mucho… Read more »
Check this out. Very interesting.
Time and money. One is finite, the other infinite. One I squander as though there’s an unlimited supply, the other I carefully monitor. Time… I work with many writers who… Read more »
As a writer, you need to acquire a readership, whether you write articles, advertising, fiction, and/or nonfiction. You’ve probably heard that you need a website to help promote your writing… Read more »
Something worrisome is going on in the freelance world and up until now I’ve held my tongue, not wanting to pour gasoline on an already blazing fire. But these past… Read more »
If you’ve been keeping up with freelance news, you’ve undoubtedly heard that Amazon is planning to remove the “buy” buttons from all books printed by LightningSource and demand that… Read more »
A fellow freelancer forwarded an e-mail to me. They recently hosted a teleseminar and mentioned that the economy is affecting the profession. One of the callers disagreed, writing: “I attended… Read more »
These two links come courtesy of Dan Poynter (http://PublishingPoynters.com). http://www.slate.com/id/2185746/ http://tinyurl.com/23bm2f As they’d say in Minnesota… Uff-da. Catch ‘ya later! Beth P.S. It’s good to be back!
Interesting discussion! Enjoy. http://tinyurl.com/33xlwv Talk later, Beth
I’ve gotta admit. This one depressed me a bit. Interesting article. Even more interesting comments. Every book writer should be aware of this. Check it out. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lissa-warren/it-lit_b_54532.html Talk later, Beth
Headline: Harry Potter Magic Spells Losses for Booksellers. Article says: because of deep consumer discounts, independent booksellers are barely breaking even on every Harry Potter book sold. Wow. As a… Read more »
Yeah, I’ve had my tangles with Amazon reviewers. Seems like I’m not the only one. Check it out: http://tinyurl.com/2fjqpb Talk later, Beth