Resources and tips for the self-published author.
by Maureen Crisp • December 13, 2017
Published in News • 2 comments
You’ve made it as an author. But how do you uphold your reputation and legacy for future generations?
As you estate is managed in the years to come, how do you want to be remembered as an author? And how can you set everything up to have the outcome that you want? How much control do you actually have over this outcome?
Looking For The Silver Lining
This week the Christmas music really ramped up in stores. Here in the Southern Hemisphere we have the triple threat of School Year End Madness, All Things Festive, and Summer which starts on December 1. We are in the middle of a heat wave and facing water restrictions six weeks earlier than normal. The grass is dying.
A must read/listen is Joanna Penn’s latest blog on estate planning for authors. Do your heirs know that they are responsible for your literary estate for 70 years after you die? Have you got everything organized? There are lots of tips in this podcast.
It is not all Doom and Gloom… Publish Drive a nifty little aggregator, based in Europe and distributing into China and the East has just made their service available to the US. This is great news for all those people who got stuck with Pronoun’s sudden demise.
In The Craft Section,
In The Marketing Section,
To Finish on a happier note… I’ve been named as one of the five judges for the New Zealand Children’s Book Awards. This means that I will be doing what I love best over Christmas – READING!
About Maureen Crisp
Maureen Crisp has been writing her weekly publishing roundups for over seven years. She is a traditionally published children's author as well as indie-published. She lives in New Zealand and is heading the team organising the 4th National Conference of Children's Writers and Illustrators. She is currently trying her hand at writing a children’s book series if she can drag herself away from forever tweaking her Mars novel or obsessing over space.