1. Write the story you’d most want to read. Don’t write a story merely because you think it might be a bestseller or it would make Great Aunt Edna proud. Think about the publications you love, the ones you really … Read More
It’s now incredibly easy to become a published author, but that doesn’t mean anyone is going to buy your book.
Here are ten tips that should help anyone hoping to put pen to paper.
1. Know Your Reader First.
The hard part for most writers, despite what we say, isn’t getting published. Now, there are more opportunities than ever to become an author. No, it’s not the publishing part we struggle with. It’s the writing.
I’ve just finished … Read More
People are always asking how long it took me to get my first book published. Counting the amount of time it took to find an agent, I guess it took about three years — five months to get an agent; … Read More