Getting Published

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Tis the season to be writing

I was talking with some "students" doing a creative writing course here in Mountain Home who were lamenting every writers plight, How do I get published and where do I start? I don't know how I get myself into this stuff... Anyway here is a short list of Writing Organizations, some of which I have... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

10/04/08 ISBN's

I covered this in some detail many long posts ago so I'm not going to do that again. Instead I want to tell all of you aspiring SP authors a really simple fact. If you do not have an ISBN you do not have a book. Now I know a few of you will simply nod you head or roll your eyes. The truth here... Sign in to see full entry.

10/04/08 BOOK TWO goes to press

10/04/08 This whole blog started off being about my choice to use Outskirts Press as my self publisher. Its come a long long way. My First book ISMERALDIS The Forging came out on Jan 31st, 2008. Its done fairly well all things considered and I've learned alot over the last 9 months. So much in fact... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

How Much Can Happen in 4 Months?

8/24/08 Just how Much Can Happen In 4 Months? We all go through periods of pure chaos, sometimes it is a good thing, sometimes it is a bad thing. Over the last four months I have been so busy that I have been forced to focus almost totally on the immediate things around me. Surprisingly enough I... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 11, 2008

Where and when do you like to write?

04/11/08 There are many self imposed requirements for writer's. Talking to other writer's over the years it became apparent to me that high on the list of those self imposed requirements was the where and when that those writers actually wrote. For myself I discovered that I needed a little chaos in... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Amazon.com Policy Change

04/10/08 I had not realized how long its been since my last post. Things on my side of the computer have been hectic to say the least and the last two weeks are nothing more than a blur. For those of you considering Self Publishing or who have already self published, there is something you need to... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Op does an OOOPS!

03/25/08 I've been gone from Blogit for a week. I've been coming on board during my night shifts and reading but have not had the time to actually sit down and make a post. So what happened that took my time? Outskirts Press did an Ooops! Back on Post 1 of this series I told everyone that I would... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A Visionary has left us.

03/19/08 A True Visionary has just died. Arthur C. Clarke just died at the age of 90. I can remember sitting in a theatre in 1968 and watching 2001 A Space Odessey on the big screen. I was only 12 then, but that movie and his books over the years shared a powerful vision of what was possible. I did... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Writing a Cover Letter

03/18/08 Writing a Cover Letter is one of those things that most writer's will do on their own. If you have a PR person or company this is a task that take on. If however you are not to the point of hiring someone to handle your PR, its a task you will have to master. There are several "templates"... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Amazon's marketplace submissions

03/16/08 For those of you who buy/sell books on Amazon, this will be pretty much old hat stuff. For those of you who have books out, or planing to have books out, but are not actively using all the goodies Amazon offers, this should be of some use to you. When my listing went up on Amazon.com last... Sign in to see full entry.

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