Resources and tips for the self-published author.
by Maureen Crisp • July 18, 2018
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Every person has a routine of some sort. With writer’s it usually has to do with the way they write.
Whether you’re a night writer, a day writer, with or without a day job writers always tend to have a writing routine. Every once in a while, however, a writer wants to redesign their writing and their image. In order to do this sometimes a writer just needs to redesign their entire writing life. But how do we do this correctly? And how do we maintain it?
In the publishing blogosphere this week…
Jane Friedman has taken a middle of the year look at how 2018 is shaping up publishing wise. What is trending? Who stays strong… and what really is going on in the back lists. This is well worth reading to get a sense of what is changing in publishing. If you are chasing a Trad deal come prepared with a marketing plan along with your synopsis to editors.
This week Kris Rusch looks at a problem all writers would like to have… what if that unexpected windfall in the bank account is the start of great new things to come. How long should you wait before spending the checks? It’s an interesting dilemma. Are you prepared for success?
Lately it seems that everywhere I go on the podcasts or the internet or Twitter Dave Chesson pops up. I don’t mind as Dave has loads of great information for Indie Authors. This week he was guesting over at Anne R Allens’s blog with a post on achieving Zen mastery in writing efficiency.
In The Craft Section,
In The Marketing section,
School holidays and procrastination… All I want to do is sleep in and recharge. That’s what I tell my children whom I have to drag out of bed in term time. So I sleep in… and they get out of bed before the alarm to play on computers… hmmm, a role reversal here. I really need this post on 5 ways writers can be productive while procrastinating.
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.