Resources and tips for the self-published author.
by Maureen Crisp • July 19, 2017
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The worst possible nightmare for a writer: write it, get it all done, and your computer freezes and you lose it all.
After all the hard work. Gone. What do you do now? It’s hard to recreate the same creative process. You can’t get back the same product, but you can set precautions for next time.
The Sabotage Backup
Today we suffered the first of the big winter storms where I live. Half the country seems to be digging themselves out of snow or suffering power cuts because of high winds and wind blown debris. I saw a comment today from an illustrator friend who was obsessively backing up her work every 30 seconds just in case. So….
This week CreateSpace rolled out a new barcode policy. Things get tricky when you have a barcode generated that doesn’t fit their guidelines. They are being very specific about where the barcode should be on the back cover. Being forewarned will save you time and money.
SCBWI summer conference just wrapped up. If you are a children’s writer and dream about attending from afar… (like me) Check out their conference blog. The next best thing to being there.
James Scott Bell is a master at the craft of writing and this post shows you why. How do you stand out from the crowd with your work?
In The Craft Section,
K M Weiland has got three great posts for you to Bookmark
In The Marketing Section,
Backup data 😉
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.