You write, so what do your loved ones get you at Christmas? Book tokens of course. It's not their fault. They're programmed that way, to take the shortest route from A to Z. Here are five titles that any writer will enjoy.
I finally joined Pinterest over the weekend - I have to be honest, I did it for the same reason I do a lot of things these days: because I want to be knowledgeable about what’s going on, and I want to be able to talk intelligently with my authors about things that are important to them. I didn’t go into it thinking it would be for me.
The next genre tipped for exploitation by publishers is Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Recent six-figure deals suggest it will go the way of vampire sagas, chick lit, and Downton Abbey rip-offs.
Until very recently I was a member of a writers’ group. This was not an online forum but a real flesh-and-blood group. We’d meet in each others’ flats, talk intensely about our work for two hours, then go down the pub and talk even more intensely.
This post title has been sitting in my Draft file for months, well before the news broke that self-publishing star John Locke inked a print-only deal with Simon & Schuster, choosing to continue to self-publish his own eBooks.